Archangel Gabriel and The Descent into Hell.

Iconography:  Gabriel, archangel , Resurrection – The Descent into Hell

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Dmitry Myrotochivy on the field in Pskov

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 126 cm, width 36 cm

the lower tier is shown the full-length depiction of archangel Gabriel in a three-quarter turn. In the upper tier is represented the Descent into Hell.

Inv. №1367. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve 

Bibliiography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 84. С. 275.

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