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Angelos Akotandos - St George on Horseback, Slaying the Dragon (1425)

St George on Horseback, Slaying the Dragon. Angelos. The icon is signed by the famous Cretan painter Angelos Akotandos, who apparently defined the way this scene is portrayed in Cretan painting. Second quarter of 15th c. 0.408x0.375 m. Acquired with the contribution of the A.G. Leventis Foundation
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Macedonian workshop - St George the dragon-slayer on horseback (1550)

Icon of St George the dragon-slayer on horseback, from a Macedonian workshop. The male figure seated behind the saddle recalls the saint’s miraculous rescue of a youth from Mytilene. Second half of 16th c. 0.192x0.203 m. ...
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Poulakis Theodoros - The archangel Michael (1650)

The archangel Michael by Theodoros Poulakis. Theodoros Poulakis (ca. 1620-92) from Chania, spent his life in Venice and Corfu, his career paralleling that of his contemporary Emmanuel Tzanes. His work was strongly influenced by Baroque painting, and he often emulated Flemish engravings. Poulakis, together with Tzanes, renewed the vocabulary of late Cretan painting and laid the foundations for the ...
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icone de Novgorod - Saint Georges et le dragon (1450)

D'après la Tradition, Georges de Lydda, officier dans l'armée romaine, traverse un jour la ville de Silcha (Silène)1, dans la province de Libye.
La cité est terrorisée par un redoutable dragon qui dévore tous les animaux de la contrée et exige des habitants un tribut quotidien de deux jeunes gens tirés au sort. Georges arrive le jour o&ug ...
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Dionisy - The Virgin Hodegetria (1482)

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Andrei Roublev - la Sainte Trinite (1425)      (autres oeuvres)      (wikipedia)

The icon of the «Holy Trinity» is the most famous work of the brilliant Russian artist Andrei Rublev. According to the testimony of one of the 17th century sources, it was painted «in praise of Sergii Radonezhsky» at the order of his pupil and successor abbot Nikon. At the basis of the iconography is the Biblical tale (Book of Genesis, XVIII) of the appearance to saint Abra ...
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Andrei Roublev - la Sainte Trinite (detail 1) ()      (autres oeuvres)      (wikipedia)

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anonyme - Blessed Be the Host of the King of Heaven (1550)

The icon was painted for the Assumption Cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin, where it stood in a special case near the tsar's pew. Its title comes from the liturgical verse of the Octoechos which is devoted to the martyrs. The icon's subject evokes the Octoechos and other liturgical books extolling the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for true faith and were rewarded with Heavenly bliss. There is al ...
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anonyme - le jugement dernier (1550)

The iconography of the «Last Judgment» took shape in Byzantine art already by the 11th century on the basis of texts form the Book of Daniil (VII, 10), the Gospel According to Matthew (XIII, 30; XXV, 31-46), the Apocalypse, and also works by Efrem Sirin, Roman Sladkopevets, Pallady Mnikh and others. The composition is multi-row, complexо. Above in the centre is the semi-figure of God ...
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anonyme - miracle icone notre dame bataille novgorod souzdal (1450)

The basis of the subject is a real historical event. In 1169 troops of Suzdal prince Mstislav Andreevich, son of Andrei Bogolyubsky, laid siege to Novgorod but could not take it thanks to a miracle by the Novgorod holy icon «The Sign of Our Lady». The event unfolds on the icon step by step. In the upper register we see Novgorodians praying before the icon «The Sign of Our Lady&ra ...
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