Reassurance of Apostle Thomas

Iconography:  Proofing of the Apostle Thomas

Date: XVI century. 1500.

Iconographic school/art center:  Moscow school Dionisius and his workshop

Icon-painter: Dionisius

Origin: From the Festival tier of the Trinity cathedral of the St. Paul Obnorsk monastery.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 85 cm, width 54 cm

Christ is depicted against the background of the temple with the closed doors, to his left and to his right are the groups of apostles. The Savior is facing apostle Thomas who is touching the wounds on His chest with his fingers. Apostle Thomas bends in a bow. 

Inv. № ДРЖ-2737. © Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, 2011

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