Philemon and Apphia.
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Title:Philemon and Apphia
Notes:Orthodox Christian tradition tells of Philemon's and Apphia's martyrdom. In this painting, Apphia is beheaded by Colossians angered by her participation in Christian worship. The work is a copy of the 11th century original. The artist was a pupil of an Icon painting school.
Date:early 21st century?
Object/Function:Painting, panel

Scripture:Philemon 1:1-21
Person as Subject:Philemon (Biblical figure)
Apphia (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:CProp18
General Subject:Martyrs

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Attribution:Philemon and Apphia, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved April 16, 2024]. Original source:
Record Number:55642 Last Updated: 2021-12-06 09:15:55 Record Created: 2013-06-17 17:09:36
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition