MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

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RUSSIAN (POVOLZHYE), LATE XVIII CENTURY

89. ST. NIKITA

RUSSIAN (POVOLZHYE), LATE XVIII CENTURY

31 by 27.9 cm.
14,000-18,000 pounds


The military saint is shown frontal, gesturing in benediction, supporting his shield with his left hand, dressed in full armour complemented by a long cape, his halo defined by a deep-coloured rim, the upper corners occupied by images of the Tikhvinskaya Mother of God, to the left, and the “Soother of Sorrows”, to the right.


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