(b. ca. 1422, Candia, d. ca. 1492, Crete)
The Dormition of the Virgin1480-90
Tempera on panel, 85 x 54,5 cm
Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies, Venice
Andreas Ritzos was a representative of the Cretan School of icon painting in the late fifteenth century.
This icon shows the established pattern for this subject in fifteenth-century Byzantine art.