Lot 268: The three patriarchs Gregory the Great, Basil the Great, John Chrysostom
22 October 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: first quarter of the 19th Century
Two connected axis and two blind, parallel crosspieces. Coeval, sculpted, mecca-gilded frame, painted with lacquers. Oil and lacquers on gold ground, featuring shaped, gesso decorations. John Chrysostom's vest and Gregory Magnus' omophorium of silver leaf. Fine crisography, graffito. Small additional parts, repainting of the external part of the frame.
dimensions: dimensions 98,5 x 70,5 x 9 cm.