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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)

Details

  • 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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