MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (PALEKH?), CIRCA 1800

88. THE NINE MARTYRS OF KYZIKOS

RUSSIAN (PALEKH?), CIRCA 1800

30.8 by 25.2 cm.
12,000-16,000 pounds


The group of male martyrs each holding his own attribute, are represented against a tall, multi-domed building, the image executed with a variety of reds and greens, the domes and parts of the saints’ garments rendered in gold.


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