THE INVENTION OF THE BAPTIST'S HEAD AND SELECTED SAINTS

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THE INVENTION OF THE BAPTIST'S HEAD AND SELECTED SAINTS RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY

The upper half illustrating two episodes from the miraculous invention of the head of St. John the Baptist, Christ in benediction appearing in glory at the top, the lower register depicting selected saints, painted meticulously with pastel colours and gold details, against a beige background and ochre border

14 x 11 7/8 in. (35.5 x 30.25 cm)