Deesis: Savior, The Mother of God, John the Baptist

Iconography:  Deisus row

Date: XIII century. The first third 13th c.

Origin: From the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin where it was located on the southern wall of Metropolitan Philip’s tomb.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 61 cm, width 146 cm

In the central part of the icon is the figure of the Savior represented in a frontal pose. He is flanked by the shoulder-length figures of the Mother of God and John the Baptist whose faces are turned to the Savior.

Inv. № Др 1191. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. №13.

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