Mother of God Great Panagia

Iconography:  Virgin Mary Orant

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 147 cm, width 122 cm

The Mother of God is depicted full-length with Her hands raised up in prayer. On Her chest in the wrinkles of the omophorion can be seen the half-figure of the Divine Child blessing with both His hands. In the upper corners of the icon are shown the archangels waist-length. To the right and to the left of the Mother of God are depicted the prince of Pskov Dovmont and His wife princess Maria, both in prayer.

Inv. № 1727. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2003. № 69. С. 162.

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