9 June 2008
From a Private German Collection
RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900
Comprising three panels, Christ frontal, blessing and bearing the Gospels, his Mother and John the Baptist turning towards the centre, their hands extended in supplication, painted with bold colours, the figures emphasised by a fine gilt outline on green ground
Each: 12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.4 x 26.4 cm) (3)
Acquired by the current owner from the Ikonen Galerie Wedmenew, Berlin, in 1990.
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