Our Lady of Vladimir with the Selected Saints

Iconography:  Vladimir icon of the Mother of God, Selected saints

Date: XVII century. 1660

Iconographic school/art center:  Kremlin Armory School of icon-painters

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 105 cm, width 70 cm

In the centerpiece is shown Our Lady of Vladimir. 10 oval aureoles with the saints are depicted on the wide dark green borders of the icon. In the centre of the upper border is depicted the prepared Throne with archangels Michael and Gabriel; on the left border are shown saints Silouan and Andrew of Crete; on the right border are saint archdeacon Stephen and reverend Poemen; the lower border represents martyr St. Theodore Tyron, Venerable Mary of Egypt and reverend Febronia of Murom.

Inv. № В-2807 И-1011

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

Bibliography: Иконы Владимира и Суздаля. М., 2006. № 85. С.376-378. (Описание М.А. Быковой).

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