Our Lady of Jerusalem

Iconography:  Holy Virgin Hodegetria, Georgian icon of the Mother of God

Date: XV century. The end of the 15th c.

Iconographic school/art center:  Uglich

Origin: From the Church of St. Basil the Great, Uglich.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 101,5 cm, width 75,5 cm

In the center of the icon are the figures of the Holy Virgin and the Child looking at each other. The upper part represents the figures of John the Baptist (in the center), on either side of Him are the Archangel Michael and Gabriel, the Apostles Peter and Paul. On border margins are semi-figures of the saints – Nicholas the Wonderworker, Basil the Great, George the Theologian, John Chrysostom, Peter, Metropolitan of Moscow, and Leontius, bishop of Rostov. In the lower part are the figures of martyrs Minas and Necetos. The images of three unknown saints in the center of the lower part are completely destroyed.

Inv. № 263. © Yaroslavl Art Museum


Иконы Ярославля XIII — середины XVII века. М., 2009. Т. 1. Кат. № 11.

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