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St. Antipas, with a Deesis
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St. Antipas, with a Deesis


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Description St. Antipas, Bishop of Pergamum, is portrayed here against a floral background with blue enamel. Above him is a small 'Deesis' with the Holy Face in the middle, flanked by the Virgin and John the Baptist. In the book of Revelation, God refers to Antipas as "my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth" (Rev. 2:13).
Exhibitions
  • Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1897. Burlington Fine Arts Club, London. 1897.
Provenance Erwin Forchheimer, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1952, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1952

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Period
19th century (Modern)
Medium
champlevé enamels on brass
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.630
Measurements
H: 3 15/16 x W: 3 7/16 in. (10 x 8.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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