The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Iconography:  Ascension of Our Lord

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of the Dormition at the Ferry-place

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 91 cm, width 72 cm

From the Festival row of iconostasis. The icon depicts the scene of the Ascension of Our Lord. In the lower part are represented twelve apostles and the Mother of God with the angels. Above in the centre in the mandorla being held by the two angels is the figure of Jesus Christ.

Inv. № 1625. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 134. С. 404-406.

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