Paul, the Apostle
Iconography: Paul the Apostle
Date: XVI century. Beginning of XVI c.
Iconographic school/art center: Novgorod school
Origin: From the Cathedral of Michael the Archangel in Padchevar, Kirillovsky uezd, the Novgorod gubernia.
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 91 cm, width 32 cm
From the Deesis tier. Paul the Apostle is shown wearing a cloak completely draping his left hand and leaving open his right hand. Very untypical is the saint’s gesture – he is portrayed showing the inclined Gospel book, which is put almost on the corner, instead of supporting it.
Inv. № 2873. © Novgorod State United Museum
Иконы Великого Новгорода XI - начала XVI веков. Авторы проекта Л.В. Нерсесян и С.В.Обух. М. Северный паломник. 2008. №105.