John the Baptist, St.

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist

Date: XVI century. 1515

Origin: From Vvedensky church, Kornilievo-Komelsky monastery, Vologda uezd.

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 192 cm, width 67,8 cm

The icon from the Deesis row. The saint is portrayed full-length. John is shown wearing milot (mantle) and chiton, his right hand is raised in blessing in a prophetic gesture, in his right hand he holds a scroll.

Inv. NO ВОКМ 10528 © Vologda State Museum of History, Architecture and Art

  • General view
  • John the Baptist. A fragment
  • John the Baptist. A fragment