Gabriel, St. ("Angel with golden hair")
Iconography: Gabriel, archangel
Date: XII century. c. 1200.
Iconographic school/art center: Novgorod (?)
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 48 cm, width 39 cm
The icon comes from the shoulder-length Deesis tier of iconostasis. Archangel Gabriel bows his head in a three quarter turn to the left, to the centre of composition. Archangel’s hair is trimmed with gold hetching.
Inv. № ДРЖ-2115. © Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, 2011