RUSSIAN PAINTING ON GLASS
Mikhail Vassiliev, St. Petersburg, 1862
Depicting the Holy Family, mounted in an elaborate ormolu frame pendant with swags of laurel and with central candlestick holder, signed & dated. Length 19% inches (49-7 cm.) Mikhail Vassiliev (1839-1900) was a student of the Academy of St. Petersburg and is known for his painting in the Italian style.