Thursday, April 30, 2009

Three Western Figurative Paintings: 10th c., 1895, and 1984 CE

Icon of Abgar holding the mandylion, the image of Christ (encaustic, 10th century, Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai).

Thomas Eakins Study for "Portrait of Mrs. Charles L. Leonard"

Georg Baselitz The Abgar Head


Image credits: Wikipedia. Copyright controlled: Christie's and


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