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Medallion with Saint Peter from an Icon Frame
Medallion with Saint Luke from an Icon Frame
Medallion with Saint Matthew from an Icon Frame
Medallion with Saint George from an Icon Frame
Medallion with the Virgin 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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