Savior Not Made by Hands

Iconography:  Savior Not Made by Hands

Date: XVII century. Mid-17th c.

Origin: From the Church of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin in Murom.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 113 cm, width 103 cm

The Savior is portrayed against the sudarium, held by two angels. A clearly outlined image of the Savior is strongly narrowed downwards, making it look oval. The hair is divided on either side into three long strands. Pink ochre, the background is covered with liquid ochre. 

Deposited in the Museum in 1934 Restored in 1934-1935 at the State Tretyakov Gallery Restoration Department by Ye. A. Dombrovskaya (?). 

  • General view