Raising of Lazarus
Iconography: Raising of Lazarus
Date: XVI century. The second half of the 16th century, 1560s
Origin: From the iconostasis of Cathedral of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin of the St. Antony monastery.
Material: Wood, tempera
Setting's material: Silver
Dimensions: height 65,7 cm, width 55,2 cm
Jesus is shown by Lazar's cave. By his feet are Martha and Mary – Lazar’s sisters. Near the cave stand the Jews who came to make sure of the miracle. The swaddled body of Lazar is shown lying in the black hole of the cave. Behind Christ stands a group of the apostles.
Inv. № 2720. © Novgorod State United Museum