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Icon of the Koimesis (Dormition of the Virgin)

17th century - 18th century
61.5 cm x 52.5 cm x 2 cm (24 3/16 in. x 20 11/16 in. x 13/16 in.)
tempera and gilding on wood

Not on view


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Detail of center
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Detail of lower half
Additional Image Detail of upper half
Detail of upper half
Additional Image Reverse
Additional Image Upper left, with inscription
Upper left, with inscription
Additional Image Upper right, with inscription
Upper right, with inscription

Acquisition History
Collection of Constantine Tsaousis, ca. 1960 (purchased in Istanbul).

Gift of Carroll Fenton Wales in Memory of Constantine Tsaousis, 1991.

The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington D.C.