THE THREE HIERARCHS

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RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

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THE THREE HIERARCHS

RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

The three Church Fathers, Basil the Great, Gregory of Nanzianzos (or the Theologian) and John Chrysostom, depicted in an austere, traditional manner, each blessing and holding the Gospels, dressed in dark vestments decorated with cruciform patterns and complimented by the omophorion, the Mandylion appearing on the border above

12? x 10? in. (31.7 x 26 cm)