8 June 2009
RUSSIAN, XIX CENTURY
42.7 by 37.9 cm.
Portrayed according to the traditional rules of icon painting, the flesh rendered with earth colours, the maphorion in maroon, its folds defined by black striations and its details, like Christ’s luminous garments, highlighted in gold.
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