The icon had been covered by another depiction of the Three Hierarchs in the post-Byzantine years. The two layers of painting were separated from the first Greek licensed conservator Tasos Margaritof, with the assistance of the influential conservators Stavros Papageorgiou and Thaleia Papageorgiou in 1985. This detachment of the two layers of painting is the one of the biggest dimensions detachment on a portable icon that has been achieved in a Greek museum. Tasos Margaritof, pioneer conservator of antiquities and of international standing in the field of conservation had already been applied successfully a method of separating overlapping layers of painting from the beginning of the 60 ‘s.
- Collection: Icons and Wood-Carvings
- Origin: Thessaloniki
- Creator: Workshops of Constantinople
- Measurement: 126 x 90 x 3,5 cm
- Exhibit Number: ΒΧΜ 00992