• Christ ‘Pantocrator’
  • Item ID : 228
  • Collection Name : Metropolis of Mytiline, Eressos and Plomari
  • Year : 16nth century
  • Dimension : 109 x 72 cm
  • Conditions : Very good
  • Current Place : Church of St Athanasius, Mytilene
  • Description : Christ is depicted half-length, frontally, and facing directly to the viewer and against a gold background. He wears a dark blue himation bearing rich white highlights and a red chiton with a gold clavus around his right arm.
    His right hand is extended to a blessing attitude in front of his chest, while holding a closed gospel decorated with jewels in his left.
    His head is decorated with an incised halo bearing the monograms Ο ΩΝ. (The One Who Is).
    The rendering of the hair and beard, the symmetry in the figure proportions and the modeling of the attire are indicative of the 16nth century art.