Raising of Lazarus

Iconography:  Raising of Lazarus

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 56 cm

Christ with the disciples standing behind Him is represented to the left and in the centre of the scene between the rocks against the background of the town with the vallum is the group of the Hebrews whose gestures show their disbelief in the things witnessed. Before the Savior in the right part of the icon are represented Lazarus in the tomb, two adolescents removing the lid and also the man servant unfolding the burial shrouds.

 Inv. № 1595. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 65. С. 242.

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