Description This embroidered icon, similar to Walters 83.332, represents St. Antony the Great (d. 356), the founder of Egyptian monasticism.
- 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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