Iconography:  Transfiguration of Our Lord

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 91 cm, width 68 cm

The icon from the Festival row of iconostasis. On the central pinnacle of the rocky landscape stands Christ dressed in white clothes decorated with the golden assist holding a scroll in His hands. To His left and to His right are prophets Elijah and Moses, behind them on the other pinnacles stand the angels. In the lower part of the icon are represented the figures of apostles Peter, John and Jacob. The icon has a specific feature: the depiction of the apostles and Christ who ascend on the Mount Fabor and descend from it.

Inv. № 1663. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 43. С. 170.

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