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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 442

    THE SIX DAYS OF CREATION SURROUNDED BY PATRON SAINTS

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE SIX DAYS OF CREATION SURROUNDED BY PATRON SAINTS
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    In the centre Christ enthroned and God the Father surrounded by a celestial crowd, above the six days of Creation and below the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise and the three children in the fiery furnace surrounded by a multitude of saints; to the upper left the Anastasis, the Decollation of the Baptist and the Washing of the Feet, to the right the Synaxis of the Archangels, the Annunciation and the Crucifixion; painted in great detail with bright colours against a gold background
    17½ x 14 3/8 in. (44.5 x 36.5 cm.)


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