Ignatius of Lomsk, Venerable

Iconography:  Игнатий Ломский (Сарский, Ярославский, Вологодский), преподобный

Date: XVII century. Late 17th – early 18th century

Origin: From the Blagoveshchensky antetemple of the church commemorating the image of the Savior Not Made by Hands in the Spaso-Lomskaya hermitage. (liquidated in 1764) in the Poshekhonskiy district, Yaroslavskaya region (now the village of Spas-Lom in Cherepovetsky district, Vologodskaya region). The hermitage was founded in the second half of the 16th century by Venerable Ignatius of Lomsk (+1591).

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 182 cm, width 72 cm

The icon is a lid of the reliquary. Full-length depiction of Venerable Ignatius of Lomsk holding a scroll in his left hand.

Was deposited in 1963.

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

Inv. №4000/1. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 75 (Илл. 76). 

  • General view
  • Ignatius of Lomsk. Fragment
  • Face of the saint