MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


SOUTHERN RUSSIA, XVIII CENTURY

178. ST. DMITRIY, ARCHBISHOP OF ROSTOV

SOUTHERN RUSSIA, XVIII CENTURY

32.3 by 26.7 cm.
10,000-15,000 pounds


Exhibited: Icons Museum, Recklinghausen.

The saint is portrayed frontal, half-length, looking directly at the beholder, with a smooth brown beard and hair falling on his shoulders, an Episcopal mitre and staff complement his liturgical vestments; the saint’s apparel is with meticulous decoration emulating silk brocade, embroidery with gold thread, applied enamel plates and gems.


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.