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Greek Orthodox Icon of St. George Slaying the Dragon

late 19th century, tempera on wood panel.
20" x 15-1/4"


Surface dirt; slight bow in the wood panel; nicks and surface abrasions all edges; losses upper and lower left (red margins), lower left and lower center (figure and ground) and lower center (dragon) and mid- and lower right (ground); diagonal surface marks with losses lower mid-center (horse legs); vertical split in wood upper center with signs of inpainting (red/gilded archway) and mid-right (chest of horse); small surface marks and imperfections throughout; vertical split extends toward the bottom of icon.

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Greek Orthodox Icon of St. George

Estimate $500 - $800Jan 26, 2019
New Orleans, LA, USA