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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.26
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Birth of John the Baptist
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Birth of John the Baptist [Novgorod School]
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
icon
Date
1475-1500
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Russia
Culture
Russian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/221496
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tempera on panel
Dimensions
13.34 x 10.8 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.26
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Natalia B. Teteriatnikov and Vladimir Teteriatnikov, Russian Icons of the Golden Age, 1400 - 1700, exh. cat., Juniata College (Huntingdon, PA, 1988), cat. 8

Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 147/fig. 70

Exhibition History

Russian Icons of the Golden Age: 1400-1700, Presented by Juniata College, The Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Washington, 05/09/1988 - 05/31/1988

Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 02/13/2015; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/11/2015 - 05/10/2015

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