“How does an icon work?” Curator Helen Evans on Four Byzantine Icons
Four Icons from a Pair of Doors (Panels), possibly part of a Polyptych: John the Theologian and Prochoros, the Baptism (Epiphany), Harrowing of Hell (Anastasis), and Saint Nicholas. Byzantine, early 15th century. Tempera and gold on wood. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Mary and Michael Jaharis Gift, 2013 (2013.980a–d)
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