Holy Virgin and Child, The

Iconography:  Holy Virgin Enthroned with the Divine Child

Date: XIV century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Novgorod school

Origin: From the Church of SS Peter and Paul in Kozhevniki, Novgorod.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 147,5 cm, width 95,5 cm

A full-length figure of the Holy Virgin is depicted in full-length, turned to the left, standing on the oval pedestal of the backless throne. With both hands she is holding the infant Christ seated leaning backwards.

Inv. № 2827. © Novgorod State United Museum


Иконы Великого Новгорода XI- начала XVI веков. Авторы проекта Л.В. Нерсесян и С.В.Обух. М. Северный паломник. 2008. №10.

  • General view
  • Face of Holy Virgin
  • Face of Christ