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The Dormition of the Virgin

unknown artist1500/1530

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
Athens, Greece

The Dormition of the Virgin. The main motif of the icon is supplemented by the Assumption of the Virgin at the top. The scene’s iconography scene was established in Crete by the Ritzos workshop in the late 15th c. and was repeated with minor variations by many later painters. Early 16th c. 0.571x0.392 m. Gift of Georgios Patriarcheas (ΓΕ 29518)

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  • Title: The Dormition of the Virgin
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1500/1530
  • Physical Dimensions: w392 x h571 x d27 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: icon
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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