8 Jun 2009
RUSSIAN (URAL?), FIRST HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY
88.8 by 72.2 cm.
The central image depicts the Descent of Christ into Hell, His subsequent Resurrection from the Tomb and above, His Ascension to Heaven and joining His Father in Paradise; the surrounding scenes provide an extensive narrative of His life and Passion, executed in great detail with bright colours; and the inscriptions on the ochre border identify the adjacent episodes.
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