Icon of St Mary Heleusa, Virgin and Child, 16th century, from the Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, now housed in the National Onufri Museum in the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary inside Berat Castle or Kalaja e Beratit, in Berat, South-Central Albania, capital of the District of Berat and the County of Berat. The cathedral was built in 1797 on the foundations of an older church and its museum is named after Onufri or Onouphrios of Neokastro, Albania's famous 16th century icon painter. The museum comprises the main nave, the altar area, and several rooms in the North and West of the church. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Icon of St Mary Heleusa, Virgin and Child, 16th century, from the Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, now housed in the National Onufri Museum in the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary inside Berat Castle or Kalaja e Beratit, in Berat, South-Central Albania, capital of the District of Berat and the County of Berat. The cathedral was built in 1797 on the foundations of an older church and its museum is named after Onufri or Onouphrios of Neokastro, Albania's famous 16th century icon painter. The...
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