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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 199

    THE THREE HIERARCHS

    RUSSIAN (PALEKH SCHOOL), 19TH CENTURY

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    THE THREE HIERARCHS
    RUSSIAN (PALEKH SCHOOL), 19TH CENTURY
    From left to right, Sts. Basil, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom, each of their phelonions displaying a different gilded pattern, St. Basil's epigonation just visible under his drapery fold, their faces depicted in warm browns with reddish tones through their hair and beards, each bearing a gold halo
    12¼ x 10 3/8 in. (31.1 x 6.4 cm)


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