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RETURN OF THE RELICS OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTUM

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

In this miniature icon the saint's relics lie on a bier that is being carried across a brown hilly landscape by three deacons, while two bishops follow in its wake. Behind the procession are visible a palace on the left and a church on the right.

Object name:
RETURN OF THE RELICS OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTUM
Made from:
Tempera on wood
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
5.6 × 5.4 cm (2 3/16 × 2 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
54.46
Class:
ICON
Signature marks:
LABEL verso: "Torgsin No 7233/18, c/1488, 8r [crossed out]" (on label); "n/343 17 cm" (on label); "/K122 3r 3" (on torn label)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973