The Prophet DavidRussian, 16th century
Lot 117
The Prophet King DavidRussian, 16th century
Sold for £72,000 (US$ 117,544) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Prophet King David
Russian, 16th century
the Prophet and King shown three-quarter length, distinctly vested in a blue cloak and carmine red tunic bordered with gold, jewels and precious stones rendered by detailed stippling and ornate design against a gold-painted background, the stylised and elaborate crown similarly depicted, holding an open scroll on which is inscribed a passage from Psalm 117
64 x 50.7cm (25 x 19.5in).

Footnotes

  • St. David is the Prophet and second King of Israel. Sometimes recorded as a harpist, many of the Psalms are attributed to him.
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