Medieval and Renaissance Galleries of the V&A

Photographs from our visit in February 2010. Not all Byzantine. Read the article.

Enamelled Byzantine Cross with Ivory Carving of Christ

The Mother of God showing the way, rare Byzantine carving in the round

Just an every day dish - we often forget about these simple things

Another every day dish

The Last Judgement (based on Torcello), 1000-1100


The Luck of Edenhall

The Veroli Casket, 950-1000

Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II The Conqueror by Gentile Bellini, 1480

Gallery view

The St Nicholas crozier, c1160, France

The St Nicholas crozier, c1160, France

Reliquary casket of St Thomas Becket, French, 1180-1190

Easter processional, German

A Leonardo da Vinci notebook

Sampson Slaying a Philistine, Giambologna, 1526-1650

Italian sculpture gallery view

The Rape of Proserpina, c1565

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