THE APPARITION OF CHRIST TO ST. OLGA

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RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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THE APPARITION OF CHRIST TO ST. OLGA

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

The Princess St. Olga shown full-length, in three-quarter view, dressed in royal garments, crowned and haloed, with her hands raised in supplication, looking at Christ, the latter appearing from the open Heavens at the upper right corner of the imagery, blessing the saint and bearing the Book of Gospels; rendered naturalistically, against a hilly landscape and a river, the gold details glimmering against the darker colours behind

12? x 10 3/8 in. (31.1 x 26.4 cm)