Art and Art History Resources
Icons (from the Greek eikones) are sacred images representing the saints, Christ, and the Virgin, as well as narrative scenes such as Christ's Crucifixion. While today the term is most closely associated with wooden panel painting, in Byzantium icons could be crafted in all media, including marble, ivory, ceramic, gemstone, precious metal, enamel, textile, fresco, and mosaic. Icons ranged in size from the miniature to the monumental. Some were suspended around the neck as pendants,... More »
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Search All Collections | britishart.yale.edu Search across the Yale Center for British Art's online catalogue, currently representing over 100,000 records from the Center's collections. All records from the Center’s collection of Paintings and Sculpture, Prints and Drawings, and Reference Library are searchable online. Half of the Rare Books and Manuscripts collection is available online along with two thirds of the Center's historic frames. See Online Collections for more information.