Evangelist Luke, painting the icon of the Mother of God
Iconographic school/art center: Pskov icon-painting school
Origin: From the church of Evangelist Luke in the Opochka.
Material: Wood, levkas, tempera
Dimensions: height 89 cm, width 63 cm
Evangelist Luke is represented painting the icon of the Mother of God (the mirror image of the iconographic type Our Lady of Tikhvin). Behind him is the Lord’s Wisdom depicted as an angel. The Holy Virgin poses for an icon. Before Her chest is the waist-length depiction of Child Jesus.
Inv. № 2241. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve
Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2003. № 95. С. 210.