MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


CENTRAL RUSSIA, FIRST HALF OF THE XVII CENTURY

6. A LARGE VITA ICON OF ST. PARASKEVA

CENTRAL RUSSIA, FIRST HALF OF THE XVII CENTURY

77.8 by 63.4 cm.
40,000-50,000 pounds


The focal image shows a full-length, frontal image of St. Paraskeva, raising a martyr’s cross and displaying an inscribed scroll, in adoration by two angels, the narrative of her life depicted in twelve scenes around her, against an ochre and green background of landscapes and buildings.


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