Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Middle Left).
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Title:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Middle Left)
Notes:Middle left section of the life of Christ depicted on an Italo-Byzantine (Venetian?) ivory plaque, showing the transfigured Jesus speaking with Moses and Elijah while the terrified disciples Peter, James and John either look on or hide their faces
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:United Kingdom

Scripture:Matthew 17:1-9
Mark 9:2-9
Luke 9:28-36, (37-43)
Person as Subject:Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
Moses (Biblical figure)
Elijah (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:ATran
General Subject:Transfiguration of Jesus
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Venice -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73C713

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Copyright Source:Prof. Patout J. Burns
Copyright Permission:Permission for non-commercial use with the attribution
Attribution:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Middle Left), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved July 12, 2024]. Original source: Prof. Patout J. Burns.
Record Number:31760 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 15:39:50 Record Created: 2003-08-22 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition