26 November 2007
THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
Christ in a fiery mandorla, holding the soul of his Mother, the latter in the form of an infant, her body lying on a bier, surrounded by the Apostles, on the foreground the incident with the sacrilegious Jewish priest, Archangel Michael raising his sword to cut-off his hands
12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.4 x 26.3 cm)
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