Temple Gallery

Established 1959

Saints Stephen, Gregory and Panteleimon - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

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E039. Saints Stephen, Gregory and Panteleimon

Greek, central Greece, perhaps Thessaly
Mid-18th century
Tempera on gold and gesso on wood
Panel: 48 x 36.2 cmClick here to convert metric size to imperial

Provenance:  London art market (auction)

Condition:  Good condition; minor abrasions and losses commensurate with age, repaired split in the panel

£9,000 [Sold]Click here to convert price to USD or EUR

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The icon is notable for the splendour of its colours and the rich decoration on the robes. Such quality is rare at this late stage of post-Byzantine art. A comparison can be made with an icon in Switzerland dated 1752.

Icon of Saint Pantaléon et Saint Théodore Tiron; collection Dr Willy Flaschmann, Zurich. See Chadzikis, M. Les Icones dans les Collections Suisse, Berne, 1968. No. 101. The icon is dates 1752

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