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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[modifica]

Galleria principale: Iconostasis.

Riza[modifica]

categoria principale: Riza

Types[modifica]

Сondition[modifica]

Encaustic icons[modifica]

Byzantine icons[modifica]

categoria principale: Byzantine icons

Bulgarian icons[modifica]

Greek icons[modifica]

categoria principale: Icons of Greece

Cretan school[modifica]

Russian icons[modifica]

categoria principale: Icons of Russia

Early Russian icons[modifica]

XIII century[modifica]

Classical russian icons[modifica]

Moscow school[modifica]

Novgorod school[modifica]

Pskov school[modifica]

Tver school[modifica]

Icons after XVII c.[modifica]

Icons of XVII c.[modifica]

Icons of XVIII c.[modifica]

Russian icons of XIX c.[modifica]

Russian icons of XX c.[modifica]

Ukrainian icons[modifica]

categoria principale: Icons of Ukraine

Icons of Poland[modifica]

categoria principale: Icons of Poland

Icons of Serbia[modifica]

categoria principale: Icons of Serbia

Coptic icons[modifica]

categoria principale: Coptic icons