Apr 08, 2021 - Sale 2563

Sale 2563 - Lot 80

Price Realized: $ 562
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Manuscript Leaves, Hand-illuminated Facsimiles.
Sergey Okoev's Reproductions from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry. Two parchment leaves, one with a full-paged miniature depicting the exchange of New Year's gifts, a great medieval banquet, from the January calendar page as it appears in the original manuscript, signed and dated by Okoev, painted in 2016; [and] a second leaf with text in two columns featuring three smaller two-line illuminated initials and an eleven-line miniature of the Fiery Furnace, with King Nebuchadnezzar, from Daniel 3, signed in 2007 by Okoev, each leaf approximately 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (2)

Okoev has been a serious painter since 1977. Working for eight years, he created a complete facsimile of the Heures on parchment, painted with natural materials. He has exhibited his work worldwide.