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793
Ascension of Christ, Vologda, 16th century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 55,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
793
Ascension of Christ, Vologda, 16th century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 55,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Ascension of Christ, Vologda, 16th century
depicting angels ascending and bearing a mandorla, irradiated with light and encompassing the Risen Saviour, his garments decorated with golden assist, below, in an unusual asymetrical arrangement, angels indicating Christ's Ascension to the apostles, at the center of the panel an unusually diminutive figure of the Mother of God
60 by 46cm, 23 5/8 by 18 1/8 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 5 April 1990, lot 387

Literature

Illustrated, R. Roozemond, IKON Inspired Art, De Wijenburg, 1980, no. 40.

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