MacDougall Auctions 15 June 2007

15 Jun 2007

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Large Icon of Christ in Glory

* 122. SOFRONOV, PIMEN 1898-1973

Large Icon of Christ in Glory

Tempera on canvas, heightened with gold, 209 by 132 cm.
15,000-20,000 Pounds


This is classic Sofronov from the last decades of his work. This large-scale icon on canvas has extremely bold use of colour and design.

The sky-blue background is a water-based paint wash with a subtle “IC XC” in darker blue coloured pencil.
See written catalogue for full details.


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