Savior Pantocrator. From the Deesis (“Vysotsky”) row

Iconography:  Savior Enthroned (Pantocrator)

Date: XIV century. 1387–1395.

Iconographic school/art center:  Constantinople.

Origin: From the Church of the Conception of the Holy Virgin of the Vysotsky Monastery in Serpukhov. The church had received the icons from Constantinople in the 1380s-1390s.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 149 cm, width 94 cm

The half-length figure of the Savior is represented in a slight turn. With his raised hand he seems to be blessing by pointing to an open gospel he holds up with his left hand.

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


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. №72.

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