MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


YAROSLAVL (?), 1730-1740s

4. THE GREAT MARTYR ST CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA

YAROSLAVL (?), 1730-1740s

108 by 53 cm.
40,000-45,000 pounds


This large, unique church icon is dedicated to the Byzantine image of the great martyr Catherine of Alexandria, especially beloved in Rus.

Icons and churches dedicated to St Catherine were widespread from the sixteenth century and in the seven


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