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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    THE THREE HIERARCHS

    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

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    THE THREE HIERARCHS
    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    The three Church Fathers, Basil the Great, Gregory of Nanzianzos (or the Theologian) and John Chrysostom, depicted in an austere, traditional manner, each blessing and holding the Gospels, dressed in dark vestments decorated with cruciform patterns and complimented by the omophorion, the Mandylion appearing on the border above
    12½ x 10¼ in. (31.7 x 26 cm)


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