MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (MOSCOW?), CIRCA 1800

* 145. THE MOTHER OF GOD “JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE”

RUSSIAN (MOSCOW?), CIRCA 1800

53.7 by 47.7 cm.
14,000-18,000 pounds


Rendered with saturated colours, mainly reds and greens highlighted in gold, the flesh painted in ochre, with an abundance of decorative elements, including swirling clouds and stars against the deep blue of the Mandorla and the celestial segments.


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.