11 June 2007
RUSSIAN (MOSCOW SCHOOL), CIRCA 1800
Christ enthroned, flanked by his Mother and the Baptist in supplication, each bearing an inscribed scroll, the throne decorated with sumptuous foliate patterns, rendered delicately, the garments with elaborate chrysography, the background in gold
7 x 5 5/8 in. (17.75 x 14.25 cm)
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