14 June 2006,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 384
GBP 300 - GBP 500
RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
Christ painted with dark colours, with the Old of the Days, the Holy Spirit and the sun and the moon above, Adam's skull below and the lance used to pierce his side next to him.
7 1/8 x 12¾ in. (18 x 32.5 cm)
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