Basil the Great, the Saint

Iconography:  Basil the Great

Date: XVII century.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 75,5 cm, width 52 cm

The centerpiece shows the waist-length depiction of saint Basil the Great. His right hand is blessing and his left hand is holding the Gospel book.

Was deposited in 1931 as part of the pre-revolutionary collection of the museum, its previous location is unknown.

Restoration: the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, restorer – Chernova Yu.V.

Inv. №655/7. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 44 (Илл. 45).

  • General view
  • Basil the Great. Fragment
  • Face of the saint