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Medallion with Saint Luke from an Icon Frame
Medallion with Saint Matthew from an Icon Frame
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 303
This medallion of Christ is from a group of twelve that once surrounded an icon of the archangel Gabriel. The medallions may have been sent as a gift from the Byzantine court to the neighboring Christian state of Georgia.
Inscription: Inscribed: In Greek, on each medallion, an identification of the figure represented: Jesus Christ, Mother of God, John the Precursor, Saint Peter, Saint Paul, Saint Matthew, Saint Luke, Saint John the Theologian, and Saint George.
Djumati Monastery, Georgia ; Alex W. von Zvenigorodskii (1837 - 1903), Russia; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
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