24 November 2008,
Price realised GBP 34,850
GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000
ST. PROKOPY OF USTYUG "FOOL FOR CHRIST" RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
The panel coming from the Deisis register of an Iconostasis, the saint turning to the left where the image of Christ would be; his chest bare, clad only with a deep red himation, wearing half-calf boots, blessing and carrying three staffs, the image rendered in mild, mostly earthen colours, the inscriptions in the background and halo in gold
51 x 17¼ in. (129.5 x 43.8 cm)
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