Temple Gallery

Established 1959

Saint Barbara - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

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E016. Saint Barbara

Central or Northern Greece
circa 1800
Tempera on gold and gesso on wood
Panel: 22.5 x 17.1 cmClick here to convert metric size to imperial

Provenance:  London art market (auction)

£950 [Sold]Click here to convert price to USD or EUR

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Saint Barbara is traditionally regarded as a martyr of the fourth century. She is shown with a palm branch and a tower. She is celebrated on 4th December and is associated with military engineering.

She is seen in clothing that denotes her imperial rank.