Icon of the three hierarchs

Icon of the three hierarchs: Saint Gregory the Theologian (known as Gregory of Nazianzus), Saint Basil the Great (known as Basil of Caesarea), and Saint John Chrysostom. Saint Basil wears a bishop's sakkos, literally 'sackcloth', vestment, the other two wear the usual orthodox priest's garb, phelonia. All three wear the brocade band, omophor, with four crosses, which hangs round the neck. Each also wears the typical Orthodox mitre, based on the imperial crown of the late Byzantine empire, with a cross on the top. Polychrome with gold pigment, framed with wood and glass. 460 x 420mm. In original frame.

Interior decoration, hung on the wall between the windows.

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