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Jesus Christ

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Pitt Rivers Museum

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The Greek artist, Manoli Philippakis, painted this icon for the Pitt Rivers Museum. The Museum’s photographer recorded the artist’s progress in a series of photographs now held in the Museum archives. This icon is modern, but it stands within a tradition stretching back hundreds of years. The earliest known icons, painted on wooden boards, like this one, date from the sixth century.

The Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford


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  • Medium

    oil on wood

  • Measurements

    80 x 54.8 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    purchased, 1976


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