Temple Gallery

Established 1959

Saint Haralambos - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

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KK010. Saint Haralambos

18th century
Tempera on gesso and wood
Panel: 27 x 20 cmClick here to convert metric size to imperial

Provenance:  Acquired from a private collection formed in France in the 1960s.

Condition:  Minor abrasions and losses especially on the lower edge of the panel. An old split has been repaired and is now stable. There is minor retouching on the paint surface but not in important areas.

£2,400 [On hold]Click here to convert price to USD or EUR

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Saint Haralambos lived in the reign of the Emperor Septimus Severus (193-211) and died a martyr, persecuted for preaching Christianity. Many were converted through his steadfastness and fortitude in the face of suffering. He is traditionally depicted as a bishop holding the gospel in his left hand and blessing with his right. His feast is celebrated on 10th February.

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