John the Baptist, St.

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist, Hagiographic Cycles of St. John the Baptist

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Yaroslavl school

Origin: From the Church of Our Lady of Vladimir, Yaroslavl.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 35,5 cm, width 23 cm

The icon from the Deesis row represents the full-length figure of John the Baptist wearing camel skins, with a scroll in his hand. The lower part represents the scenes of Angel leads the infant Jonh to the wilderness, Herod’s Feast, The Nativity of John the Bapits, The Decapitation of John the Baptist.

Inv. № 576. © Yaroslavl Art Museum

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