26 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 8,750
GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000
THE ASCENSION OF CHRIST
RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1600
The Mother of God Orans, Archangels Michael and Gabriel standing behind her, each of them pointing up to the circular glory containing Christ and being elevated to heavens by angels, the lower part completed by the two groups of Apostles, against a mountainous landscape
18 7/8 x 15 in. (48 x 38.2 cm)
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