Temple Gallery

Established 1959

Saints George and Demetrios - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

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XX021. Saints George and Demetrios

17th century
31.5 x 27.5 cmClick here to convert metric size to imperial

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The narratives of the warrior-saints, Demetrios and George, are here paired together. At the top of the panel in the border is a half-length depiction of Christ Emmanuel, who watches the events. The figure is surrounded by clouds indicating that Jesus is in the heavenly sphere.

For information on the narrative of St Demetrios see cat. no. XX007 in the current exhibition, and for more information about St George see cat. no. XX022.