MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


CENTRAL RUSSIA (OLD BELIEVER’S WORKSHOP), SECOND QUARTER OF THE XIX CENTURY

* 11. THE GUARDIAN ANGEL, A SELECTION OF SAINTS, AN IMAGE OF THE ANASTASIS AND CHRIST IN BLESSING WITH FOUR PATRON SAINTS ON THE BORDER

CENTRAL RUSSIA (OLD BELIEVER’S WORKSHOP), SECOND QUARTER OF THE XIX CENTURY

35.5 by 30.6 cm.
6,000-8,000 pounds


The large figure of the Guardian Angel is in the centre, and on each side are thirteen saints including Church Fathers, martyrs and Monastic Saints arranged over five tiers. An image of the Anastasis is depicted on the upper part of the main scene, the Lord of Sabaoth in blessing emerges from the open heavens. The family saints on the border are the Stylite Sts. Simeon and Daniel and the blessed monks John and Longin.


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