Mother of God
Iconography: Holy Virgin from the Deesis row
Date: XVI century. The early 16th century.
Iconographic school/art center: The Novgorod school, the northern province.
Origin: From the Chapel of the Savior Not Made by Hands in the village of Pulozero, Belomorsky district, the Republic of Karelia.
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 104,5 cm, width 41 cm
The full-length image of the Mother of God in a three-quarter turn. The color solution of the Deesis row is based on the typical Novgorodian three-color scheme – red, green and yellow. The images are noted for internal expression, though more powerful shapes gave way to slim proportions.
Inv. № И-1320. © Republic of Karelia Museum of Fine Arts
Bibliography: СD ROM «Иконопись Карелии». Музей изобразительных искусств Республики Карелия. 2002