Demetrius of Thessaloniki, St.

Iconography:  Demetreus of Thessaloniki, the Great Martyr

Date: XVI century. 16th century

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 42 cm, width 106 cm

The saint is depicted full-length, in a three-quarter turn to the right, praying, attired in the dark green short coat and the red chiton with the wide hem of the geometric ornament below. The line of the earth is painted in two tones: light and dark green decorated with the geometric ornament. His halo is light ochroid, matching with the background of the icon, also decorated with the ornament.

Inv. №1396. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

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