MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


PSKOV, FIRST HALF OF THE 16TH CENTURY

85. THE DESCENT INTO HELL

PSKOV, FIRST HALF OF THE 16TH CENTURY

46 by 38 cm.
60,000-80,000 pounds


The composition replicates a quite rare variant of the iconography of the Descent into Hell, which is well known from 14th century Russian historic relics and which were common in northern icons of Rostov and central Russia. This type of complex scene


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