Iconography:  Annunciation of the Most Holy Virgin

Date: XVII century. Beginning of the 19th century

Origin: From the church commemorating Saint Nicholas (1673) in the village of Dimitrievo, Cherepovetskiy district, Novgorodskaya region (now Cherepovetskiy district, Vologodskaya region)

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 121 cm, width 106,3 cm

Against the architectural background is depicted the scene of Annunciation to the Most Holy Theotokos. Archangel Gabriel faces the Mother of God sitting on the throne. In the upper part of the icon is half-figure of Sabaoth in a three-quarter turn.

Was deposited in 1978.

Restoration: the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, 1992, restorer – Tsirul G.V.

Inv. №5563/115. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 90 (Илл. 91).

  • General view
  • Archangel Gabriel; The Lord of Sabaoth
  • Archangel Gabriel
  • Mother of God. Fragment
  • Face of the Mother of God