Four-tier icon

Iconography:  Vladimir icon of the Mother of God, Our Lady of the Sign, Dormition of the Holy Virgin, Selected saints, Appearance of the Most Holy Virgin on Mount Pochayevskaya

Date: XIX century. The late 19th century.

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 32 cm, width 26 cm

The icon is composed of 14 border scenes featuring the Mother of God and the saints.

The first row:

  1. The Dormition of the Most Holy Virgin
  2. The appearance of the Most Holy Virgin on Mount Pochayevskaya
  3. Our Lady of Vladimir
  4. Our Lady of the Sign

The second row

  1. Selected saints Peter, Philipp, Paraskeva
  2. The Crowning of the Theotokos
  3. Nicholas the Wonderworker, John the Baptist, St. George

The third row:

  1. Selected saints Basil and Euphrosinia
  2. Platon, Harlampius, Eudokia, Tryphon
  3. Saint Panteleimon, Sergius of Radonezh, Blaise

The fourth row:

  1. Selected saints Basil and Olga
  2. Tatyana, John, Pheognostus,
  3. Saints Elijah, Necetus, Natalia
  4. Saint Anastasia, Mary, Nilus, Paul

Received from the Vuchetich All-Union Industrial Art Combine in 1981.

Inv. № РЖ – 2115. © S.D.Erzi Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Mordovia


Русское искусство XVIII - XX века: живопись, икона, культовая деревянная скульптура, графика, скульптура: каталог. Т.1 / МРМИИ им. С.Д. Эрьзи; [редкол.: Л.Н. Нарбекова и др.; авт. - сост.: Т.В. Елисеева, Е.А. Вишнякова]. Саранск, 2009. № 164. С. 117.

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