Archangel Michael. From the Deesis (“Vysotsky”) row

Iconography:  Michael, archangel

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 147 cm, width 104 cm

The half-length figure of the Archangel is turned to the right. His face is slightly inclined; his right hand is directed to the Savior and his left hand holds the bright-red measuring rod.

Inv. № 12730. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. № 74.

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