Dormition of the Holy Virgin

Iconography:  Dormition of the Holy Virgin

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Yaroslavl school

Origin: From the Savior-Transfiguration Cahedral, Spasskiy Monastery (?), Yaroslavl.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 79 cm, width 64 cm

The icon from the festival row. Against an architectural landscape is a figure of the Mother of God lying on the coach and surrounded by the apostles. In the center is a figure of Jesus Christ holding a swaddled baby, the symbol of the immaculate soul. To his left and right are angels and saints.

Inv. № 909. © Yaroslavl Art Museum


Иконы Ярославля XIII — середины XVII века. М., 2009. Т. 1. Кат. № 45.

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