Iconography:  Annunciation of the Most Holy Virgin

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Nicholas the Wonderworker in Pskov

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 90 cm, width 69 cm

Against the architectural background is depicted the scene Annunciation of the Mother of God. Archangel Gabriel faces the Holy Virgin sitting on the throne with the semi-circular back, turning to him. Mary is holding the purple thread in Her hands.

Inv. №1414. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 41. С. 165.

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