Holy Virgin Life-giving Spring

Iconography:  Holy Virgin Life-giving Spring

Date: XVIII century. 1715

Icon-painter: Tikhon Gorinsky

Origin: From the Annunciation Convent (?) in Murom.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 40,5 cm, width 29 cm

The icon belongs to a rarely encountered concise iconographic variant. The icon portrays the Mother of God with the Child looking like “sunk” into a bowl resting on a trapezoidal pedestal reminiscent of a crescent collar. 

Deposited in the Museum in 1970. Restored in 1986 at the Grabar Restoration Center by N.A.Fedosova.

  • General view