Holy Gates. A column

Iconography:  Pillars

Date: XVII century. The second half of the 17th c.

Iconographic school/art center:  Moscow?

Origin: From the Trinity Convent in Murom

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 230 cm, width 32,5 cm

In the upper part of the icon is a medallion with the full-length image of the Mother of God in prayer, to which corresponded an icon of Christ on the left column. Under the Mother of God there are images of Sts. George the Theologian, Tarasius, the Archbishop of Constantinople, and Archdeacon Aviv, to which corresponded on the left column two more saints and one archdeacon. The column is decorated with a two-headed eagle and large grass ornamentation. 

Deposited in the Museum in 1928 году. Restored in the Murom Museum in 1928 by I.I.Tyulin. 

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