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For graphical computer icons see Category:Icons.

In art, the term Icon (from Greek εικων, eikon, "image") commonly refers to religious paintings in Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern-rite Catholic jurisdictions. In churches, icons are commonly displayed on an iconostasis.

In a broader sense, icons are artistic visual representations or symbols of anything considered holy and divine, such as God, saints or deities. An icon could be a painting (including relief painting), sculpture, or mosaic, but usually it is tempera on the wood plank.

The Iconostasis 17th/18th cent, Historic Museum in Sanok, Poland

Iconostasis[edit]

Main gallery: Iconostasis.

Riza[edit]

Main category: Riza

Types[edit]

Сondition[edit]

Encaustic icons[edit]

Byzantine icons[edit]

Main category: Byzantine icons

Greek icons[edit]

Main category: Icons of Greece

Cretan school[edit]

Russian icons[edit]

Main category: Icons of Russia

Early Russian icons[edit]

XIII century[edit]

Classical russian icons[edit]

Moscow school[edit]

Novgorod school[edit]

Pskov school[edit]

Tver school[edit]

Icons after XVII c.[edit]

Icons of XVII c.[edit]

Icons of XVIII c.[edit]

Russian icons of XIX c.[edit]

Russian icons of XX c.[edit]

Ukrainian icons[edit]

Main category: Icons of Ukraine

Icons of Poland[edit]

Main category: Icons of Poland

Icons of Serbia[edit]

Main category: Icons of Serbia

Coptic icons[edit]

Main category: Coptic icons