Our Lady of Tenderness

Iconography:  Our Lady of Tenderness, Scenes from the Mother of God’s Life

Date: XV century. 15th – 16th centuries

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Nicholas the Wonderworker in Lyubyatovo

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 96 cm, width 126 cm

The centerpiece depicts the Mother of God with the Divine Child (iconographic type of Eleusa). The borders of the icon show the scenes from the life of the Holy Virgin.

Inv. № 1529. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 61. С. 224.

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