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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 142


    GREEK, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  


    GREEK, CIRCA 1700
    The swaddled figure of Lazarus emerging from the rock-cut tomb, a servant wrapping the cloth and another moving away the tomb stone; in the foreground his sisters Martha, kneeling in prayer and Maria, prostrated stretching her veiled hands to hold Christ's foot, himself extending his right hand in blessing, the event attended by a crowd of people, a tall structure in the background, a holy figure displaying an inscribed scroll at the upper left corner, finely painted with saturated colours, the heavens rendered in gold
    21¼ x 15 5/8 in. (54 x 39.7 cm)

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    Acquired by the current owner from Sotheby's, Icons, Russian pictures and works of art, London, 15 Dec. 1994, lot 172

    Pre-Lot Text

    From a Private German Collection