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Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/208], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Ground plan and marble jambs. The drawing is numbered as follows: 'Attica : No 1'. It is entitled in pencil: 'Attica: Monastery - Church of Kaisariani'. Furher annotation in ink and pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/207], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Ground plan. The drawing is entitled: 'Church at Kaesariani: Attica'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/209], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Transverse section. The drawing is entitled: 'Church at Kaesariani' 'Transverse Section'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/210], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Trasverse section with iconography. The drawing depicts parts of the iconographic program in the naos and the narthex. The wall-paintings in the naos follow the standard Byzantine/post-Byzantine iconographic program/scheme of church decoration. In terms of iconography, they follow well-established 16th-century Cretan School prototypes. They are rather conservative and date to the 18th century. Those of the narthex are less sophisticated with naïve/pictoresque details in the dense composistions. They date, according to a surviving inscription, to the 17th century. The drawing is numbered as follows: 'Attica No 2'. It is entitled in pencil: 'Attica Monastery Church of Kaesariani'. A caption at the bottom reads: 'Church at Kaesariane'. Further annotation in ink and pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/211], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Longitudinal section. The drawing is entitled: 'Church at Kaisariani: Attica', 'Longitudinal Section'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/212], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Part of transverse section with iconography. The drawing depicts parts of the iconographic program in the dome and the holy bema. The wall-paintings in the naos follow the standard Byzantine/post-Byzantine iconographic program/scheme of church decoration. In terms of iconography, they follow well-established 16th-century Cretan School prototypes. In terms of style, they are rather conservative and date to the 18th century. Those of the narthex are less sophisticated with naïve/pictoresque details in the dense composistions. They date, according to a surviving inscription, to the 17th century. Further annotation in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/213], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Transverse section with iconography. The drawing depicts parts of the iconographic program in the naos and the narthex. The wall-paintings in the naos follow the standard Byzantine/post-Byzantine iconographic program/scheme of church decoration. In terms of iconography, they follow well-established 16th-century Cretan School prototypes.. In terms of style, they are rather conservative and date to the 18th century. Those of the narthex are less sophisticated with naïve/pictoresque details in the dense composistions. They date, according to a surviving inscription, to the 17th century. This is a preliminary drawing.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/214], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

East elevation. Ornamental brickwork appears more emphatically on the east end and the north and south gables of the Kaisariani church. The drawing is entitled: 'Church at Kaesariani' 'East Elevation'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/216], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

North elevation. This side is the most elaborately decorated part of the monument. The north arm of the cross is emphasized by a single protruding arch forming a conch-headed recession. The drawing is numbered as follows: 'Attica No 7'. It is captioned: 'North Elevation' and 'Church at Kaesariani'. Further annotation in ink survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/215], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

North elevation. This side is the most elaborately decorated part of the monument. The north arm of the cross is emphasized by a single protruding arch forming a conch-headed recession. The drawing is entitled: 'Church at Kaesariani' 'The North Elevation'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/217], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Ground plan with placement of iconography. The plan depicts the iconographic scheme of the naos and the narthex. The drawing is numbered as follows: 'Attica No -'. It is captioned: 'Church at Kaisariane'. Further annotation in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/218], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Ground plan with placement of iconography. The plan depicts the iconographic scheme of the naos and the narthex. This is a preliminary drawing. The word 'Kaisariani' appears in the right-hand corner.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/219], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

East elevation (detail) - The bema window. Ornamental brickwork appears more emphatically on the east end and the north and south gables of the Kaisariani church. The Drawing depicts the bema window of the church. The window is double of the so-called 'grouped-type': the whole window is embraced in a single arch within which the individual lights are arched separately. The tympanum filling is in curvilinear form: the tile-courses follow concentrically the curve of the subsidiary arches and the individual units are themselves curved. This is one of the best examples of the type. The drawing is captioned as follows: 'Church at Caesariani'. Further annotation in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/220], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

Bema window and closure slab. The drawing depicts the bema window of the church and a marble closure slab. The window is double of the so-called 'grouped-type': the whole window is embraced in a single arch within which the individual lights are arched separately. The tympanum filling is in curvilinear form: the tile-courses follow concentrically the curve of the subsidiary arches and the individual units are themselves curved. This is one of the best examples of the type. The slab is decorated with foliate and geometrical patterns. Further annotation in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/01/01/01/221], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1910

The Tree of Jesse. The Tree of Jesse decorates the west wall of the Kaisariani narthex. The wall-paintings in this part of the church are less sophisticated than those of the naos with naïve/pictoresque details in the dense composistions. They date, according to a surviving inscription, to the 17th century. Made for John, 3rd Marquess of Bute by Gillieron and presented to the Fund by his son (see note in: BRF Corporate Records-List of BRF materials by RWS 1948).

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/02/01/01/100], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

View from the west (west façade). A note in pencil at the back of the photograph reads: 'Exterior from West' and 'Athens 2 Kaisariani'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/02/01/01/096], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

View from south-west. A note at the back of the photograph reads: 'Kaisariani, Attica'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/02/01/01/101], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

View from the east (east façade). A note at the back of the photograph reads: 'Athens Kaisariani' and 'Exterior from East'.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/02/01/01/097], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

View from the east (east façade). A note at the back of the photograph reads: 'Kaisariani', 'Attica', 'East End'. Further annotaion in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/02/01/01/098], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

View of the monastic buildings. A note at the back of the photograph reads: 'Kaisariani, Attica', 'Monastic Buildings'. Further annotaion in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery [BRF/02/01/01/099], Kaisariani Monastery, 1888-1890

View of the monastic buildings. A note at the back of the photograph reads: 'Kaisariani, Attica', 'Monastic Buildings'. Further annotaion in pencil survives.

Kaisariani Monastery, church from SW [BSA SPHS 01/4386.9062], Kaisariani Monastery, church from SW, Latest 1915

The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Athens: Hymettos, Monastery of Kaisariané, church from SW".

Kaisariani Monastery, court [BSA SPHS 01/4387.9063], Kaisariani Monastery, court, Latest 1915

The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Athens: Hymettos, Monastery of Kaisariané, court".

Byzantine Monastery of Kaisariani [BSA SPHS 01/0657.2244], Byzantine Monastery of Kaisariani, 1910-1911

The original description in the SPHS register reads: "Attica: Byzantine. Monastery of Kesariani".