Holy Virgin Hodegetria with selected saints

Iconography:  Holy Virgin Hodegetria

Date: XVI century. The second half of the 16th century

Origin: From the Church of Annunciation in Murom.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 35 cm, width 28 cm

A palm-sized icon with an image of the Mother of God in the center. On the borders are the full-length figures of the saints: to the left is John the Baptist and Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, to the right is the Archangel Michael and the Blessed Cyrill of Belozersk. The saints are shown turning to the Mother of God in devotional poses. 

Deposited in the Museum on January 30, 1941. The icon was restored in 1992 in the Murom Museum by M.V.Naumova with the Grabar Restoration Center.

  • General view