Washing the Feet of the Disciples

Iconography:  Washing the feet

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Myrrh-Bearers in Pskov

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 77 cm, width 57 cm

Against the architectural background is depicted Jesus Christ washing the feet of the Apostles arranged in two rows. One of the specific features of the icon is the depiction of the semi-circular wall linking the two buildings of the background. In the center of the wall is shown the pillar with a cock sitting on it.

Inv. № 1592. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 67. С. 246.

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