June 18, 2014

Transfiguration

"The Saviour's Transfiguration", an early-15th century icon from the Tretyakov Gallery, attributed to Theophanes the Greek, cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Preobrazhenie.jpeg ; "Theophanes the Greek (sometimes "Feofan Grek" from the Russian: Феофан Грек, Greek: Θεοφάνης; c. 1340 – c. 1410) was a Byzantine Greek artist and one of the greatest icon painters of Muscovite Russia, and was noted as the teacher and mentor of the great Andrei Rublev." (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theophanes_the_Greek)