CHRIST MEETING THE PHARISEES

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RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

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CHRIST MEETING THE PHARISEES

RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

The composition formed by two groups of people approaching each other from opposite directions, at the left Christ with three disciples and a prostrated female figure (perhaps one of Lazarus's sisters), confronting the Pharisees, the latter wearing distinct white head covers, the garments painted with deep colours, the cliffs in the background rendered with earth colours, their edges accentuated in beige

14 x 12 1/8 in. (35.6 x 30.7 cm)