Andrew, the “First-called” Apostle, St., and Saint prince Andrew of Bogolyubsk

Iconography:  Andrew the First-Called, the St. Apostle, Andrei Bogolyubsky, the Blessed Prince

Date: XVII century. Middle of the 17th century (c. 1650 - 1660)

Origin: From the Dormition cathedral in Vladimir.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 167 cm, width 112 cm

Andrew, the “First-called” apostle and prince Andrew of Bogolyubsk are represented in a three-quarter turn praying to Our Lady “The Incarnation” with the Child Jesus depicted blessing the saints with two hands in the manner of archiereus.

Inv. № В-2898 И-1362

© The Vladimir-Suzdal History, Architecture and Art Museum and Reserve 

Bibliography: Иконы Владимира и Суздаля. М., 2006. № 79. С.358-363. (Описание А.С. Преображенского).

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