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  • Chalice with Apostles Venerating the Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    believed to have been found in the Syrian village of Kurin The Greek form of the name Kaper Koraon is inscribed on the chalice The treasure was probably hidden in the 8th century when as a consequence of Arab conquests parts of Syria were gradually abandoned by Byzantine Christians These altar vessels form part of The Walters rich holdings in Byzantine silver Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces in Miniature The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 1985 Silver Treasure from Early Byzantium The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1986 Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Byzantium 330 1453 Royal Academy of Arts London 2008 Provenance Excavated in Syria 1908 1910 Tawfic Abucasem Hama and Port Said ca 1913 by purchase Joseph Brummer Paris ca 1928 by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1929 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Transcription Εὐχὲ Πελαγίου Βασιάνου Κεμέλιον τοῦ ἁγίου Σεργίου κώμις Καπερ Κοραων Translation Prayer of Pelagius and Basianus or Prayer of Pelagius son of Basianus Sacred vessel of the Church of Saint Sergius in the village of Kaper Koraon Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1929 Download Image Add

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/9463/chalice-with-apostles-venerating-the-cross/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Chrismon Lamp · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Christ These initials form a symbol that serves as an invocation or appeal for his divine protection People used clay oil lamps to light their homes and when decorated with Christian symbols to refer to Christ as the symbolic light of the world Provenance Pete N Nickolas Helios Old World Antiquities Westminster Maryland by purchase Walters Art Museum 1987 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1987 Download Image Add to Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32928/chrismon-lamp/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Christ and the Cycle of Twelve Feasts · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    scenes representing the major feasts of the Orthodox Church clockwise from the upper left the Annunciation Nativity Presentation in the Temple Baptism Transfiguration Raising of Lazarus Entry into Jerusalem Crucifixion Resurrection Ascension Pentecost and Dormition Death of the Virgin Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/10428/christ-and-the-cycle-of-twelve-feasts/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Christ Emmanuel · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Explore Object Creative Commons License Christ Emmanuel Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description The traditional style of the painting in this icon of Christ Emmanuel contrasts with the Baroque ornament of its cover in which the young Christ s nimbus and the surrounding four evangelists are depicted in chased silver and the border is in silver and filigree enamel The silver frame bears three assayer s marks the St George stamp of Moscow and the stamps of two inspectors through which the icon can be dated Elaborate icon covers such as the one here became increasingly popular from the seventeenth through the nineteenth century Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 01 1951 Treatment cleaned 10 07 1959 Treatment cleaned coated 9 21 1965 Examination examined for exhibition Exhibitions Russian Art Icons and Decorative Arts from the Origin to the Twentieth Century The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1959 1960 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Russian Artist Period ca 1775 Early

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25403/christ-emmanuel/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Christ Emmanuel with God the Father · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    In a composition known in Russia as Paternity this icon shows the infant Christ or Christ Emmanuel seated on the lap of God the Father in the form of Daniel s vision of the Ancient of Days whose garment was white as snow and the hair of his head like the pure wool Daniel 7 9 Cherubim support God s throne and seraphim crowd around His aureole Missing from the composition is the Holy Spirit often portrayed on similar icons as a dove emanating from a disk in the lap of Christ The wooden panel is mounted in a copper filigree cover The back of the icon is covered with patterned silk Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Examination examined for condition 10 24 1958 Treatment cleaned 2 26 1999 Examination examined for condition 1 01 2000 Treatment cleaned coated loss compensation other 4 10 2000 Treatment cleaned repaired Provenance Alexandre Polovtsoff Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Polovtsov Paris date of acquisition unknown by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1928 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1928 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/14902/christ-emmanuel-with-god-the-father/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Christ Enthroned · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Christ Enthroned Provenance Credit Provenance Dikran Kelekian Constantinople and Paris date of acquisition unknown by purchase Henry Walters Baltimore 1911 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1911 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Byzantine Artist Period 14th

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/27000/christ-enthroned/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Christ Pantokrator · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    large powerful portraits of Christ Pantokrator almighty were customarily displayed on the iconostasis or icon screen separating the lay people in the nave from the altar area of the church The use of an iconostasis as well as this type of portrait icon were adopted from Byzantium In style however the icon is distinctly Russian with Christ s large heavily shadowed eyes and straight narrow nose contributing to a stern expression appropriate to his role as Judge and Ruler Conservation Date Description Narrative 9 21 1965 Examination examined for exhibition 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 Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Museum of Biblical Art New York Colby College Museum of Art Waterville Joslyn Art Museum Omaha 2008 2009 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/40130/christ-pantokrator-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Circular Pyxis · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    through 7th centuries most carved with mythological pagan or Christian subjects Often called pyxides Greek for boxes they served a variety of functions such as holding holy incense in a church context or a woman s jewelry The walls of this one contain two episodes from Greek mythology First the Olympian gods are seen feasting around a tripod table and holding the golden Apple of the Hesperides In the next scene Hermes is awarding the apple to Aphrodite whom he chose over Athena and Hera shown to her sides as the most beautiful among goddesses Conservation Date Description Narrative 5 02 1984 Examination examined for exhibition Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 The Taste of Maryland Art Collecting in Maryland 1800 1934 The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Byzantine Women and Their World Fogg Art Museum Harvard University Cambridge 2002 2003 Provenance Count Girolamo Possenti Fabriano by purchase Sale Florence March 29 1880 no 16 Eugen Felix Cologne date of acquisition unknown by purchase Sale Cologne October 25 1886 no 319 Henry Walters Baltimore 1926 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1926 Download Image Add

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