8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (MOSCOW), XVIII CENTURY
90.1 by 67 cm.
Provenance: The Temple Gallery, UK.
Literature: The Temple Gallery, Christmas Catalogue, 2004, no. 63.
The imposing image painted in deep colours, the folds of the garments executed in black, the gold and gem-studded decorations standing out against the saturated maroon of the maphorion, the rims of the haloes and calligraphic initials in shaded black.
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