Holy Gates

Iconography:  Half-doors of Holy Gates

Date: XIII century. The second half of the 13th c.

Iconographic school/art center:  Novgorod school

Origin: From the Church of the Assumption in the Pogost of Krivoe at Severnaya Dvina.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 139 (правая); 137 (левая) cm, width 32 (правая); 35 (левая) cm

The scene of the Annunciation, depicted in a horseshoe-like finial of the leaves, with the Archangel (left) and the Mother of God (right). Below are the figures of two saints represented in strictly frontal poses: John the Baptist (?) (left) and St. Basil the Great (right).

Inv. №12876, 12877. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. №17.

  • Right half-door
  • Left half-door