Naming the animals

“… And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field…” Genesis 2:20 –

A custom order inspired by the murals attributed to the famous Theophanes the Cretan (or Strilitzas) .

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Adam names the animals- 40x30cm egg tempera on plywood

The original fresco is found in a structure that is seemingly suspended on the air; the Holy Monastery of St Nicholas Anapafsas,  build on the top of the gigantic rocks of Meteora mountains in mainland Greece.

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Eri Fragiadaki

Contemporary byzantine art enthousiast. Working in an old warehouse studio in the island of Crete. Love painting on driftwood, repurposed wood, pebbles and all kinds of irregular shapes.

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