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  • "In Thee Rejoices," Feast Scenes, and Saints · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    praise The image is framed by scenes corresponding to the twelve major feasts of the Orthodox Church the Holy Trinity represented as the three angels that appeared to Abraham at Mamre Annunciation Nativity Presentation of Christ in the Temple Baptism Transfiguration Entry into Jerusalem Raising of Lazarus Crucifixion Resurrection Ascension Pentecost and Dormition Death of the Virgin Saints Basil and Gregory are depicted in the lower left and right corners On the back are Saints Nicholas Athanasius and Sergius of Radonezh Saint George killing the dragon Prophet Isaiah Saint Ambrose Saints Stephen and Nicetas Saints Catherine Barbara and Parascheve Small panels of the present kind were used as personal prayer images and this one carries in the lower frame the name of its original owner Athanasius Isaacovich Olgov Exhibitions A Millennium of Christianity Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts 2014 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1931 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription On the face Ѡ тобѣ радоуетсь ωбрадованаiа всѧ тварь О тебе радуется обрадованная вся тварь Translation In thee rejoiceth O Full of Joy all creation Transcription On the back in the lower

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  • "Praise the Lord from the Heavens" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    God enthroned in heaven among the sun moon and shining stars Four creatures symbolizing the Evangelists cherubim the Virgin Saint John the Baptist and a multitude of angels surround him Below humanity and various animals of the earth and sea are giving praise to him Compositions illustrating Psalm 148 as the present ivory does are first attested in Byzantine wall paintings of the mid 14th century Russian ivory carvings very similar to this one are preserved in the Russian Museum Saint Peterburg inv DRK 40 and in the Kunstsammlungen Weimar inv A 27c Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 20 1959 Treatment cleaned coated Exhibitions A Millennium of Christianity Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Inscription Хвалите Г оспод а с небесъ хвалите его в вышнихъ Хвалите его вси агг е ли его Хвалите его Translation Praise the Lord from the heavens praise him from the heights Praise him all his angels praise him Psalm 148 1 2 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/879/praise-the-lord-from-the-heavens/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Shrine" Type Ring, Perhaps Referring to the Holy Sepulchre · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville 2001 2002 Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville 2002 2005 Provenance Simon Bendall London date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1993 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1993 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter

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  • Altar Cloth · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    center the dead Christ is depicted on an altar like table beneath a six winged cherub To the left and right two angels of the Lord are shown with rhipidia or ceremonial fans usually held by deacons during the celebration of the Divine Liturgy The inscription around the border contains verses from the Good Friday service Exhibitions Russian Art Icons and Decorative Arts from the Origin to the Twentieth Century The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1959 1960 A Millennium of Christianity Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1988 1989 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription Во гробѣ с плотию во адѣ же сь д у шею iако Б о гъ в раи же с ра з боиником и на престолѣ был еси Хр и сте со Ѡтцем и Д у хом и всѧ исполнiaѧ Неωписанныи Translation In the grave bodily in Hades with Thy soul though Thou art God in Paradise with the thief and on the Throne with the Father and the Spirit was Thou who fillest all things O Christ the Uncircumscribable from the Matins of Easter Sunday Credit Acquired

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/37090/altar-cloth/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Altar Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    placed on the altar and used by priests for blessing the faithful Its woodcarved center depicts the Crucifixion on one side and Christ s Baptism on the other The top and bottom arms contain images of the four evangelists The Crucifixion is flanked by Saints Constantine and Helen the mother of Emperor Constantine is believed to have discovered in 326 the True Cross near Jerusalem Beside the Baptism are two unidentified saints With the small domes and crosses on its top the frame resembles a church building An inscription round the base explains that the cross was presented as a gift to a church dedicated to Saint Nicholas Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription Around the base Ἐκοσμίθι ὄθις σταβρὸς δι ἐξόδου Καταφίγις μοναχῆς κὲ ἴνε τοῦ Ἁγίου Νικολάου τοῦ Θαματοίργου 1730 Ἐκοσμήθη οὕτος σταυρὸς δι ἐξόδου Καταφύγης μοναχῆς καὶ εἶναι τοῦ Ἁγίου Νικολάου τοῦ Θαυματούργου 1730 Translation This cross was decorated at the expense of the nun Kataphyge and belongs to the Church of Saint Nicholas the Miracle Worker 1730 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/29188/altar-cross/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Altar Cross with Scenes from Christ's Life · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Raising of Lazarus Ascension Crucifixion Pentecost Resurrection Lamentation and Dormition of the Virgin The two leaf shaped fields at the bottom contain images of Christ as the True Vine and the Virgin with Prophets compare Walters 61 146 The cross was originally fitted with a wooden or metal base Provenance Joseph Brummer Paris date of acquisition unknown by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1924 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/39140/altar-cross-with-scenes-from-christs-life/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet with Ouroboros (Snake Biting Tail) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the long dimension The reverse is plain Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Provenance Henry Walters New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sadie Jones Mrs Henry Walters New York 1931 by inheritance Mrs Henry Walters Sale Joseph Brummer New York 1942 Walters Art Museum 1942 by purchase Inscriptions Transcription Parallel to long dimension on obverse Іαω πάντων δέσποτα Translation Iao lord of

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/12824/amulet-with-ouroboros-snake-biting-tail/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet with Ourobouros (Snake with Tail in Mouth) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    ouroboros with its head at the top enclosing a design Directly below the head of the ouroboros is a small oval enclosing five stars indiciated by small crosses Below that are several magical characters and the letters HB Below this is the main design very uncertain It depicts a table or couch on which rests a small mummy with its head bent up or perhaps a chid in swaddling bands At the right is a serpent with horns or perhaps a lion headed serpent At the left is what is apparently a serpent with a large head The body of the snake is supported on the hind legs of some animal possibly a dog Below are two lines of characters with a few letters At the bottom what is perhaps a jackal is depicted running to the left The reverse is plain Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Provenance Henry Walters New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Sadie Jones Mrs Henry Walters New York 1931 by inheritance Mrs Henry Walters Sale Joseph Brummer New York 1942 Walters Art Museum 1942 by purchase Inscriptions Inscription Below stars magical characters and HB Inscription Below

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