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Panselinos, Manuel
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Panselinos, Manuel, Byzantine painter from Saloniki (Thessalonica). The first mention of his name is in an 18th-century manual of painters by Dionysius of Fourna, who does not provide his dates or mention specific works. Shortly afterwards the frescoes of the Protaton church in Karyes on Athos were ascribed to him, so that it was finally possible to date him to the late 13th and early 14th century. It is unclear to this day whether there was actually a painter by this name, since contemporary sources do not mention him. Besi…

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Kraft, Ekkehard, “Panselinos, Manuel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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