Descent into Hell

Iconography:  Resurrection – The Descent into Hell

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Yaroslavl school

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

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 78 cm, width 65 cm

The icon from the festival row. In the central part is the figure of Jesus Christ leading Adam and Eva out of Hell. On either side of Christ, against hills, stand the Old Testament prophets and righteous.

Inv. № 913. © Yaroslavl Art Museum


Иконы Ярославля XIII — середины XVII века. М., 2009. Т. 1. Кат. № 2.

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