Raising of Lazarus

Iconography:  Raising of Lazarus

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 65 cm

The icon from the festival row. The scene of the Raising of Lazarus is represented against a rocky background. Jesus Christ is shown standing by Lazarus’ cave. By His feet are Martha and Mary – Lazar’s sisters. In the black deep of the cave is the swaddled body of Lazarus. Behind Christ stands a group of the apostles.

Inv. № 72. © Yaroslavl Art Museum


Иконы Ярославля XIII — середины XVII века. М., 2009. Т. 1. Кат. № 40.

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