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Arthur Kingsley Porter Photographs of Architecture and Manuscripts, 1980s

  • PH.BZ.007
  • Collection
  • 1980 - 1989

Selections from Porter's photograph collection at Harvard that Porter took and compiled in the early 20th century. These duplicate photographs depict Byzantine and Medieval architecture, wall paintings, and sculpture from Egypt, France, Greece, Is...

Porter, Arthur Kingsley

Black and White Mounted Photograph Collection

  • PH.BZ.001
  • Collection

The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The ...

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Church of Ascension, Interior, Zica Monastery, Zica, Serbia

  • US DcWaDIC PH.BZ.004-002
  • Work
  • 1200 - 1350

The church was built ca. 1215, damaged in the late 13th century and restored in the begining of the 14th century. The church was partly reconstructed in the 20th century. Historical Raska Style. The wall paintings date from the first quarter of t...

Church of Panagia tou Arakos, Wall Paintings, Exterior

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-15-003
  • Work
  • 1300 - 1625

The wall painting of the Virgin on the tympanum of the north door dates to the first half of the fourteenth century. The other paintings appear to be from different periods, most probably dating between the fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Church of Panagia tou Arakos, Wall Paintings, Interior

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-15-004
  • Work
  • 1150 - 1192

The paintings of the apse date to the second half of the twelfth century while the remaining paintings in the interior of the naos are dated precisely in 1192. The paintings in the pendentives and elsewhere were restored in the fourteenth century.

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