THE OLD TESTAMENT TRINITY

Author

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

Add to collection

Lot details

THE OLD TESTAMENT TRINITY, RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

The three angels seated around a table, each having bright golden wings and holding a staff, Abraham and Sarah offering them food, in the foreground the servant slaying the calf, the scene framed by the Temple, the buildings of a town and a mountain, all painted with pastel colours, the saturated colours used for the oak of Mamre standing out against the gold background, the faces with refined features, their garments rendered with complimentary colours

17? x 14? in. (45.2 x 36.3 cm)