The Virgin Hodegetria

mainland Greek workshop1540/1560

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
Athens, Greece

Iconostasis icon from a sanctuary screen depicting the Virgin Hodegetria. The painting is an austere and imposing product of a workshop in mainland Greece. It belongs to a pair (ΓΕ 33629). The halo, richly decorated with floral patterns in relief, recalls ceramic and metal wares. Middle 16th c. 1.04x0.68 m. Gift of the Lilian Boudouris Foundation (ΓΕ 33628)


  • Title: The Virgin Hodegetria
  • Creator: mainland Greek workshop
  • Date Created: 1540/1560
  • Physical Dimensions: w680 x h1040 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: icon
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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