Presentation of Our Lord

Iconography:  Presentation of Our Lord (Candlemas)

Date: XVI century. Late 16th - early 17th century.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 38 cm, width 32 cm

The Presentation of Our Lord is depicted in accordance with the canons: on the left stands Blessed Joseph and the Holy Virgin, who have already handed Infant Christ to Simeon the Elder; on the right, behind Simeon stands widow Anna the Prophetess.

Inv. № 0125. © The Andrey Rublyov Museum of Medieval Russian Culture and Art

  • General view
  • The Righteous Joseph and the Holy Virgin
  • St. Simeon the Elder holding the infant Savior and widow Anna the Prophetess