London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
The saint bust-length, wearing a tunic with pearl-studded crosses, holding the open Gospels and blessing, flanked by the half-figures of Christ and his Mother. The subtle colours of the facial features are accentuated with fine white lines.
9 7/8 x 12in. (25.25 x 30.5cm.)
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