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STS. PETER AND PAUL HOLDING THE CHURCH

GREEK, CIRCA 1800

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STS. PETER AND PAUL HOLDING THE CHURCH
GREEK, CIRCA 1800
The supreme Apostles turning towards each other, jointly supporting a model of a circular Church - a reference to the attempts made during the Council of Ferrara-Florence to unite the Eastern and Western Churches (1438-39); St. Peter holding a scroll and St. Paul a book, with Christ emerging from the sky above; the composition against a gold background, set in a later molded gesso frame
Icon: 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 in. (21.8 x 15.5 cm.)
Frame: 12 1/8 x 9½ in. (30.8 x 24.2 cm.)
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