Diptych in the ark. The right part - the Synaxis of the archangel Michael

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist, Synaxis of the archangel Michael

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Russia

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 9,9 cm, width 5,7 cm

St.John the Baptist is depicted waist-length in the upper section, below is the composition showing unanimous glorification of God, the Creator and the Saviour, by the angels. In the centre Jesus Christ is sitting, his halo is surrounded by the powers of the heaven. 

© Omsk M.A. Vrubel Regional Museum of Fine Arts

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