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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    THE TRANSFIGURATION WITH TWO FAMILY MONASTIC SAINTS ON THE BORDER

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

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    THE TRANSFIGURATION WITH TWO FAMILY MONASTIC SAINTS ON THE BORDER
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700
    Christ against a radiating and circular mandorla standing on the middle peak, flanked by the Old Testament Prophets Elijah and Moses, the three disciples struck by the Vision crawling in the foreground, the mountain with sparse vegetation, the composition painted with saturated colours in the traditional style
    11¾ x 9¾ in. (30 x 24.5 cm)


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    Please note that this icon could possibly be dated later than the 18thC.