THE HOLY APOSTLE PETER

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RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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THE HOLY APOSTLE PETER

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

As in the previous lot, the robust figure of the saint portrayed full length, in three-quarter view, carrying a Book and the keys of Paradise, his face rendered delicately with mild colours, his garments painted with deeper colours; the two icons would have been displayed on the third tier of the iconostasis, being part of the extended Deisis

45 5/8 x 16? in. (115.8 x 42.5 cm)