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Christ and the Cycle of Twelve Feasts
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Christ and the Cycle of Twelve Feasts


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Description This icon shows a central figure of Christ identified by an inscription as "Pantokrator," Greek for "almighty." He is surrounded by twelve scenes representing the major feasts of the Orthodox Church (clockwise, from the upper left): the Annunciation, Nativity, Presentation in the Temple, Baptism, Transfiguration, Raising of Lazarus, Entry into Jerusalem, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Ascension, Pentecost, and Dormition (Death) of the Virgin.
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
14th century (Medieval)
Medium
steatite
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Accession Number
41.210
Measurements
2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in. (7.5 x 5.6 x 1 cm)
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