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Last Updated: August 1999

Images of St. George Throughout the Ages

Eastern Icons



c.1130-50

c.1170

Early 15th cent.

Early 15th cent.

Early 14th cent.

Late 15th cent.

Early 16th cent.

Early 16th cent.
Assorted icons from Novgorod, Russia.


14th cent.

15th cent.

Late 15th cent.

Early 16th cent.

15th cent.

Early 16th cent.
Assorted icons from Ukraine. See icon gallery of Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church for further details on first four icons.

Late 12th-century, mosaic on wood icon (136 x 65cm), from the Xenophontos Monastery. A companion piece depicts St. Demetrius in similar fashion. See the Treasures of Mt. Athos.

13th-century, wood-relief icon from the Byzantine Museum of Athens.

14th-century icon from The Zograph Monastery of St. George, Mt. Athos.

Painting of St. George, c.1500-20, at The Monastery of St. John, Patmos, Greece.

Early 16th-century tempera icon (37" x 27 9/16"), from Russia, Novgorod School, now in The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas.

Late 17th-century tempera icon (43 5/16" x 27 9/16"), from Greece, now in the Roger Cabal Collection, Paris.

Icon of St. George by Constantine Adrianopolites, dating 1746, from the Patriarchal Church of St. George, Constantinople.

Icon of St. George by Emmanuel Tzanes (1660-80), now housed in the Church of San Salvatore, Chania, Crete.

Marble relief plaque (70 x 65cm), dated 1820, from the Monastery of St.Paul, Mt. Athos. See the Treasures of Mt. Athos..

19th-century (?) icon from Church of St. George, Ain Bourdai, Lebanon. Now in Church of St. George, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

19th-century Russian icon (33 x 26.7cm) sold by Harlan J. Berk Ltd. in October 2000.

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