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Kitagawa Kikumaro | A Votive Picture to Be Donated to the Kannon of Asakusa (Asakusa Kannon hō kakegaku no zu), by Takigawa of the Ōgiya, Kamuro Menami and Onami, with Tomikawa, Kumegawa, Tamagawa, Tsugawa, Utagawa, and Kiyokawa | Japan | Edo period

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.

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.

St. Luke's day - 18 Oct (15th century Byzantine icon, Recklinghausen, Germany; "This is probably the first time this rarely painted theme appeared on an icon.")

St. Luke's day - 18 Oct (15th century Byzantine icon, Recklinghausen, Germany; "This is probably the first time this rarely painted theme appeared on an icon.")

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