9 June 2008
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.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
From a Private German Collection
Meredith Etherington-Smith looks back at the life and work of Jean-Michel Frank, and a very special design he created in Argentina
Meet Erica Lai and Ronald Ooi, the couple for whom Tang-dynasty art, Lalique glass and Fernando Botero are part of family life