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The oldest icon of Christ Pantocrator, encaustic on panel, c. 6th century (Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai).
A 13th century Byzantine Madonna |
Mexican Retablo from 19th Century
enjoy this gorgeous 14th century Italian altarpiece. Lorenzo Veneziano Lion Polyptych, 1357
Gospel Book (so-called Small Bernward Gospel) 9th century, French and German
Archangel Michael 9th century, icon from Hagia Sophia
Icon of the Merciful Christ, 12th century, glass and stone mosaic. Museum for Byzantine Art, Bode Museum, Berlin.
Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early 14th century
Madonna by Marianne Stokes, late 19th century, OP272 by Black Country Museums, via Flickr
San Davide re e profeta (St. David the king and prophet) - icona di misura, 2013
Icon with full-length portrait of St. Michael Detail of panel from the Pala d'Oro; 12th and 13th century, Constantinople
The Orthodox Church remembers the Righteous Elizabeth, the mother of the holy Prophet St John the Baptist, on September 5.