European & American Fine Art and Antiques Including Russian & Asian Works
May 18th-19th, 2010
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LOT 16
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Lot 16
A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA WITH LIFE SCENES, 18TH CENTURY. At center a full length image of Katherine who is turned towards Christ delivering a blessing from the upper left corner. In the background are various scenes from her life including her being strapped to the wheel (lower left) which legend says broke, and therefore she was beheaded (lower right). She is venerated both in the East and West and according to some accounts, Katherine spoke to Joan of Arc who, along with Saint Margaret, were divinely appointed to be her advisors. In this image she is identified by the inscription at top as The Holy Great Martyr Ekaterina (Katherine). 11.5 inches x 10 inches (29 x 25.5cm).
Estimate:  $800 - 1,200   € 600 - 900
Price Realized: $1,560.00
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