Jonah, the Prophet

Iconography:  Jonah, the Prophet

Date: XVI century. The second half of the 16th century, 1560s

Origin:  From the iconostasis of Cathedral of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin of the St. Antony monastery.

Material: Wood, tempera

Setting's material: Silver

Dimensions:  height 77,5 cm, width 59,5 cm

The half-length figure of the prophet in a three-quarter turn. Jonah’s right hand is raised in a blessing gesture, with his left hand his holds an unfolded scroll.

Inv. № 2758. © Novgorod State United Museum

  • General view
  • The prophet’s figure. A fragment
  • The prophet’s figure. A fragment