CHRIST THE ALMIGHTY
tempera on wood, gold leaf
70 x 50 cm
Greek, 17th century
Christ is depicted as the “Lord Almighty, Ruler of the Universe. “I am the Alpha and the Omega,
says the Lord, Who Is, Who Was, and Who Is to come, the Almighty. Christ holds an open book of
Gospels in his left hand with his right hand he delivers a blessing.
The Annunciation is the promising begin oft the redemption of mankind. On the left side stands the Archangel Gabriel telling the good news to the Virgin Mary who stands on the right side before a throne, her head a little leaned and listening thoughtful to his words.