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The Guardian Angel surrounded by Sixteen Saints, workshop of Mikhail Dikariov, Moscow,

circa 1900

Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
708
The Guardian Angel surrounded by Sixteen Saints, workshop of Mikhail Dikariov, Moscow,

circa 1900

Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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The Guardian Angel surrounded by Sixteen Saints, workshop of Mikhail Dikariov, Moscow,

circa 1900

painted in a highly refined style, the foreground showing St Pachomii, Prince Vladimir, the Guardian Angel, St Athanasios the Great and St Porkopii, in the second row the princes Gleb and Boris, the Emperor Constantine and his mother Empress Helena, and in the third row St Trofim, St Artemii and St Stefan, Tsarevich Dmitrii, St Theophilos, St Christina and St Yulita with her Son Kirik; Christ Emmanuel appearing in the clouds on the upper border


31 by 26.6 cm, 12 1/4 by 10 1/2 in.
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Catalogue Note

Mikhail Ivanov Dikariov is one of the most famous Russian icon painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He owned a major icon workshop in Moscow and was one of the favourite icon painters of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra. The highly refined painting and the skillful technique of the present icon indicate that it was painted by Dikariev himself or by a member of his workshop. Especially noticeable are the multicoloured background and the brilliant painting of the military dresses with the alternating use of gold, decorated with intricate floral patterns drawn with fine black lines.

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