MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (OLD BELIVERS’ WORKSHOP, MOSCOW?), LATE XIX CENTURY

* 166. A PAIR OF ICONS SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD AND ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

RUSSIAN (OLD BELIVERS’ WORKSHOP, MOSCOW?), LATE XIX CENTURY

Each 105.1 by 35.8 cm.
15,000-18,000 pounds


The two panels originally coming from a Deisis group, the elongated figures of the Mother of God and John the Baptist turning towards each other, their hands raised in prayer, the compartments on the top containing images of Old Testament Prophets, painted traditionally in sombre colours on ochre background.

RUSSIAN (OLD BELIVERS’ WORKSHOP, MOSCOW?), LATE XIX CENTURY

Notes on symbols:
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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
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