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1553 – The ascension of Christ

Theophanes the Cretan The Ascension 1546 Egg tempera on wood Stavronikita monastery. Here are some more ascension paintings. hv

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1455 – building of the Brotherhood of the Ioasafaion

In a earlier post we asked more details about this building on an old postcard. Readers Vasilis and Hans Overduin told us it is located in Kavsokaliva and that is is a studio for iconpainters: the Brotherhood of the Ioasafaion. … Continue reading

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1365 – Mount Athos icon (from Denmark)

Never seen before, a Mount Athos icon/painting, (of high quality!), made in Denmark by Charlotte Weppenaar Pedersen. The icon, 21×28 cm, can be found – and bought for 5000 Dkr = appr. € 675,00 – on this site (and much more icons!). … Continue reading

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656- A trip to Athos (day 3 nr 10)

(see also post  596) We got a fine room and the rest of the day we were treated like real guests, because we were invited for a guided tour to see the church (together with some gentlemen from Austria). One … Continue reading

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