Leontius, Isaiah and Ignatius, the Rostov saints

Iconography:  Leontius, the bishop of Rostov, St., Theotokos the Embodiment, Isaiah, saint, bishop of Rostov, Ignatius, saint, bishop of Rostov

Date: XV century. Late 15th (?) century.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 109 cm, width 81,5 cm

Saints Isaiah, Leontius and Ignatius are represented frontally, full-length, in the Episcopal vestments. In their hands they are holding the Gospel books with the scarlet edges and casings decorated with the precious gems. Above the figures of the saints is represented the quadrant with the half-figure of the Mother of God “the Incarnation”.

Inv. № И-1045. © State Rostov-Yaroslavl Architecture and Art Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Вахрина В.И. Иконы Ростова Великого. М., 2006. № 10. С. 84.

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