Archdeacon Stephen and Apostle Matthew

Iconography:  Matthew, the apostle, Stephen, the archdeacon

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the monastery of archdeacon Stephen “on the field” of Zavelichye in Pskov

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 58 cm, width 70 cm

Apostle Matthew and archdeacon Stephen are depicted in frontal poses full-length standing on the earth decorated with flowers. In the upper part of the icon is shown the quadrant with the depiction of the Holy Trinity.

Inv. № 1720. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 51. С. 196.

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