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St. Anthony of Egypt
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St. Anthony of Egypt


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This embroidered icon, similar to Walters 83.332, represents St. Antony the Great (d. 356), the founder of Egyptian monasticism.
Exhibitions
  • Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] Below the image: + Χεῖρ Ἀντ[ω]νίου ~ ,αψλγ᾿; [Translation] [By] Anthony’s hand, 1733.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1733 (Early Modern)
Medium
silver threads, silk
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.431
Measurements
H: 1/16 x W: 1/16 in. (0.16 x 0.16 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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