AN ICONOSTASIS CRUCIFIX

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GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

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AN ICONOSTASIS CRUCIFIX

GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

The lifeless body of Christ on the cross, surrounded by the apocalyptic personifications of the Evangelists on the trefoil finials, each holding the Gospels, painted predominantly with terracotta and blue on gold, the Crucifix framed by extensive carved wooden polychrome and gilded foliage

42? x 30? in. (108.6 x 76.8 cm)