Deesis row. The Savior Enthroned

Iconography:  Savior Enthroned

Date: XVI century. The late 16th – early 17th centuries.

Iconographic school/art center:  North of Russia.

Origin: From the Church of the Annunciation in the village of Chelmuzhi, Medvezhyegorsky district, the Republic of Karelia.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 71,3 cm, width 54,3 cm

The Savior Enthroned is the central icon of the Deesis row. Jesus is portrayed seated on a throne. With his right hand he is blessing and with his left holds a gospel.

Inv. № И-417. © Republic of Karelia Museum of Fine Arts

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