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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    THE TRANSFIGURATION OF CHRIST

    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    THE TRANSFIGURATION OF CHRIST
    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Standing on the summit of Mount Tabor, flanked by the Prophets Elijah and Moses, both bending towards him, three rays directed from Christ's body towards the disciples in the lower part of the image, the golden haloes of the figures standing out against the alternate greens and browns that dominate the composition
    8¾ x 7 in. (22.2 x 17.7 cm)


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