Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Top Right).
 
Click to enter image viewer

Use the Save buttons below to save any of the available image sizes to your computer.
Download Thumbnail image:
Download Medium image:
Download Large image:
Title:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Top Right)
Notes:Top right section of the life of Christ depicted on an Italo-Byzantine (Venetian?) ivory plaque, showing Mary reclining after having given birth to Jesus, surrounded by shepherd and watched over by angels, while women (midwives?) bathe the baby Jesus with Joseph sitting nearby.
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Material:Ivory
City/Town:London
Country:United Kingdom

Scripture:Luke 2:1-20
Lectionary links:ANatv
General Subject:Nativity
Life of Christ
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Venice -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B1

Permalink: https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33854
(Use this link to refer back to this image.)

Copyright Source:Image donated by Patout Burns
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Top Right), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33854 [retrieved June 19, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Patout Burns.
Record Number:33854 Last Updated: 2021-02-17 13:54:11 Record Created: 2003-12-02 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition