Dormition of the Mother of God of the Kiev Caves

Iconography:  Dormition of the Holy Virgin

Date: XIX century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Russia

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 27,5 cm, width 39 cm

The icon is a copy of the miracle-working icon which disappeared from the Kiev Caves during the war. The Mother of God is on the deathbed with two groups of Apostles interceding. The Apostle St.John is depicted standing and bending down to Her face. 

Inv. №250. © Omsk M.A. Vrubel Regional Museum of Fine Arts

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