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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).
  • 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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19th century (Modern)
champlevé enamels on brass
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H: 3 15/16 x W: 3 7/16 in. (10 x 8.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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