MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (URAL?), FIRST HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

* 45. A LARGE ICON ILLUSTRATING THE ANASTASIS SURROUNDED BY FORTY-FOUR LITURGICAL FEASTS

RUSSIAN (URAL?), FIRST HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

88.8 by 72.2 cm.
25,000-30,000 pounds


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.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.