MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1600? (VRESKA)

91. STS. BORIS AND GLEB

RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1600? (VRESKA)

31.1 by 26.2 cm.
16,000-20,000 pounds


The two beloved sons of Grand Prince Vladimir are represented frontally, each raising a cross and holding a sword, dressed in complementary red and green royal vestments with lavish gold decoration, their haloes rendered with brown rims, and on the upper part, there is the bust of Christ against a densely radiating Mandorla.


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