Saint Blasius

Iconography:  Blaise of Sebastia, St.

Date: XVII century. Late XVIIth – early XVIIIth century

Iconographic school/art center:  Kargopolye

Origin: from the church of the Mother of God Hodegetria in the village of Malaya Shalga, Kargopolsky district, Archangelskaya region (1834-1836)

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 89 cm, width 56,5 cm

The depiction of blessing saint Blasius with the Gospel book on the cloth in his hand. In the centre of the upper border of the icon is depicted the Savior Not Made by Hands.

Registration number ДРЖ-840. © State Museum Association «Art Culture of the Russian North»

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