• Saint Spiridon and vita scenes
  • Item ID : 308
  • Collection Name : Holy Metropolis of Ydra, Spetses and Egina
  • Type : Icon
  • Year : 1895c. AD
  • Place : Idra
  • Τechnique : Egg tempera on wood
  • Dimension : 100 x 72,5 εκ
  • Current Place : 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.