MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


MOSCOW, 1730-1740s

5. THE FOUR HOLY METROPOLITANS OF MOSCOW AND RUSSIA, SAINTS PETER, ALEXIS, JONAH AND PHILIP.

MOSCOW, 1730-1740s

Each 147 by 48 cm.
25,000-35,000 pounds


The two large local icons, which evidently adorned symmetrical columns of a large church, depict the four most famous and celebrated metropolitans of Moscow and All Russia, who were primates of the metropolitan see at different times and were canon


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