London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST
RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY
The saint standing, turning to his left, carrying the Gospels, his tunic and stole are decorated with crosses in roundels. The facial highlights are typical of the 17th century and the deep colours of the garments stand out against the ochre background.
48 x 17 in. (123.5 x 43.5 cm)
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