St Euphrosynos the cook a Framed painting of the orthodox Saint patron of chefs Religious naive and Folk art of Greece by angelicon


Saint Euphrosynos the cook found, in the middle on the night, in Heaven, holding a branch of heavenly apples. On the bottom right his name and profession- the cook (Aghios Efrosynos - o Magiros)   written in Greek. He is dressed in simple clothes somehow rough and peasant as his story dictates. A most moving story of one night in Paradise,

Saint Efrosynos is commemorated on Septhember 11th, and he is the patron Saint of cooks.In the bottom of his robe the Christogram is written ICXC NK (Iesous Christos NiKa- Jesus Christ Conquers).


A  theme that borders with naive and folk art. A framed painting with mixed media: eggtempera on heavy textured canson paper, varnished , reinforced on the back with mdf and beautifully framed to make a unique piece

The size of the painting is 27x35cm approx

The icon is packaged and send as a gift with its own wrapping and some mini extras from our shop

I cannot say the story better than Eva C. Topping (Sacred stories from Byzantium- by Holy Cross Orthodox Press). You may find this story marvelously narrated at the website of