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Collections Holy Metropolis of Ydra, Spetses and Egina

Item ID: 308
Item Number: 2
Collection: Holy Metropolis of Ydra, Spetses and Egina
Item Name: Saint Spiridon and vita scenes
Item Type: Icon
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Year: 1895c. AD
Place: Idra
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Technique: Egg tempera on wood
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Dimensions: 100 x 72,5 εκ
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Current position: Saint Athanasios church, Gourmadas


Description: Saint Spyridon is represented full length, centrally located and sitting on a wooden beautifully ornamented throne. He is clad in arch-hieratical chasubles that define his high ranking.
The plasticity and fine refinement in the manner his face and drapery are represented, strongly reflects, his solemnity and his strong personality.
A closed gospel book rests on his left thigh, while holding a crosier. His right hand is extended into a blessing attitude.
On the upper part of the icon against a gold background, inscribed in red majuscules the name of the saint: Ο ΑΓΙΟC CΠΥΡΙΔΩΝ.
His palms, his halo, the Gospel Book and his crosier are covered with metal.