Presentation of Our Lord

Iconography:  Presentation of Our Lord (Candlemas)

Date: XV century. Third quarter of the 15th c.

Iconographic school/art center:  Novgorod school

Origin: From the Church of the Dormition at Volotovo Pole near Novgorod.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 90 cm, width 58 cm

From the festival row of the iconostasis. The figures of Simeon and Maria with the Child, the Prophetess Anna and St. Joseph are depicted against an architectural landscape.

Inv. № 7583. © Novgorod State United Museum


Иконы Великого Новгорода XI- начала XVI веков. Авторы проекта Л.В. Нерсесян и С.В.Обух. М. Северный паломник. 2008. №34.

  • General view
  • Joseph the Righteous and the Holy Virgin
  • Simeon the Elder