Our Lady of Pechersk (Svenskaya) with saints Theodosius and Anthony

Iconography:  Our Lady of Pechora

Date: XIII century. 1288 (?)

Origin: From the Assumption Cathedral of the Svensky Monastery near Bryansk.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 67 cm, width 42 cm

The Mother of God is portrayed seated on a high throne, holding Christ Emmanuel with both hands before her. The Infant’s hands are spread apart, he is blessing with the two-fingers sign. St. Theodosius (left) and St. Anthony (right) stand on either side of the throne. The saints are holding unfolded scrolls with the texts of lessons.

Inv. № 12723. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. № 16.

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