Lithograph of Saint Demetrius in grooved wood, gilded with ormolu and painted in red - bordeaux color with matte varnish.
Dimensions: 20 x 26 cm.
Saint Demetrius the Myrrh-scented is the patron saint of Thessaloniki, where he was born. He was imprisoned for his piety and faith. He was killed by warriors’ lances because he encouraged Nestor to defeat the idolater wrestler Lyeus in a confrontation in front of the emperor Maximianus in Thessaloniki. Saint Demetrius the Myrrh-scented celebrates on October 26th.