Mother of God. From the Deesis (“Vysotsky”) row

Iconography:  Holy Virgin from the Deesis row

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 148 cm, width 93 cm

The half-length figure of the Mother of Christ, her head is slightly inclined forward in prayer; her look and the gesture of a slightly raised hand are directed to the Savior. Her left hand is raised and pressed to the breast.

Inv. № 12726. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. №73.

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