Four military saints. Michael Damaskenos. Original iconographic composition depicting St George and St Theodore Teron at the left, St Demetrios and St Theodore Stratelates at the right. Michael Damaskenos (ca. 1530/5-92/93) was an innovative painter, who renewed the vocabulary of Cretan painting by introducing elements from contemporary Italian art. Second half of 16th c. 0.73x0.57 m. Gift of Helen Stathatos. (ΓΕ 21168)


  • Title: Four military saints
  • Creator: Damaskenos Michael
  • Date Created: 1550/1599
  • Physical Dimensions: w570 x h730 x d20 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: icon
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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