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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    THE TRANSFIGURATION OF CHRIST

    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE TRANSFIGURATION OF CHRIST
    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Christ frontal, standing on the summit of the middle peak, against a radiating and circular glory, flanked by the Prophet Elijah to the left and Moses holding the Tablets of the Law to the right, the disciples Peter, John and Jacob at the lower part of the image, rendered traditionally with saturated earth colours, mainly greens and brown tones
    10½ x 7 7/8 in. (26.8 x 20 cm)


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