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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    THE STORY OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE STORY OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The landscape naturally dividing the various episodes of the Nativity of Christ; the centre occupied by the Mother of God, behind her the grotto, Christ in a manger attended by the ass and the ox, above the angels announcing Christ's birth to the shepherds, the composition in reds, greens and terracotta, the garments highlighted in gold
    12½ x 10¾ in. (32 x 27.5 cm)


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