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Icons and Iconoclasm

Icons and Iconoclasm

Works of Art (18)

Aizen Myōō (Rāga-vidyārāja), Nanbokuchō period, 14th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (66.90)
Cameo with Christ Emmanuel, ca. 1200–1400, Byzantine, Steatite (1987.23)
Christ Bearing the Cross, ca. 1489–1500, Nicolaos Tzafouris, Greek (Crete), Oil and tempera on wood, gold ground (29.158.746)
Christ Blessing, ca. 1500–1505, Gerard David (Netherlandish), Oil on wood (2009.415)
Double diptych icon pendant, early 18th century, Ethiopia, Central and Northern Highlands, Amhara or Tigrinya peoples, Wood, tempera, pigment, string (1997.81.1)
Double-Sided Pendant Icon with the Virgin and Christ Pantokrator, ca. 1080–1120, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold (1994.403)
Icon with Christ Antiphonetes, ca. 1350 or later, Byzantine; Probably made in Greece, Steatite (1979.217)
Icon with Christ "Overseer of All" and the Chorus of Saints, ca. 1300–1500, Byzantine, Steatite (63.68.1-13)
Icon with Saint Demetrios, ca. 950–1000, Byzantine, Ivory (1970.324.3)
Icon with the Deesis, mid-900s, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.133)
Icon with the Koimesis ("Falling Asleep") of the Virgin Mary, late 10th century, Byzantine; Probably made in Constantinople, Ivory (17.190.132)
Icon with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, 1400–1500, Byzantine, Wood, painted, with gold ground (31.67.8)
Kongōyasha Myōō (Vajrayaksha-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.12)
Medallion with Christ from an Icon Frame, ca. 1100, Byzantine; From the Djumati Monastery, Georgia (now Republic of Georgia); Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold (17.190.678)
Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early 14th century, Byzantine, probably Constantinople, Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel with gold, multicolored stones, and gilded copper tesserae; some portions restored (2008.352)
Quatrefoil Plaque with Angels, second quarter of 13th century, French (Limoges), Champlevé enamel, copper (17.190.811)
Revetments from an Icon of the Virgin, ca. 1100, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold; Halo fragments (17.190.644-.648)
Two-sided Pendant with the Archangel Michael and Daniel in the Lion's Dean, 1200 or later, Byzantine, Serpentine (lizardite?) (1987.442.4)