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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    VLADIMIRSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

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    VLADIMIRSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Supporting Christ and gesturing to him with her left hand, the Child embracing her and touching his cheek to her face while gazing into her eyes, the faces rendered with saturated nuances, Christ's red tunic and complimentary green band highlighted with gold striations, the Mother of God's maroon maphorion accented by dark lines and an orange hem
    12½ x 10¼ in. (31.8 x 26 cm)


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