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Pentecost, first half of the 16th century

painted in bright colours against an architectural background, the enthroned Mother of God in the centre with the Christ Child on her lap, the apostles, led by St Peter and St Paul, seated on a horseshoe-shaped bench, the personification of Kosmos, wearing royal robes and a crown, holding a white cloth with twelve scrolls, referring to the different languages the apostles spoke after the Holy Spirit had descended, and to the twelve tribes of Israel, is in the lower part, rays of light descend from a dark segment of heaven above


41 by 32cm, 16 1/8 by 12 5/8 in.
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Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

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