Mother of God. From the Deesis (“Vysotsky”) row
Iconography: Holy Virgin from the Deesis row
Date: XIV century. 1387–1395.
Iconographic school/art center: Constantinople.
Origin: From the Church of the Conception of the Holy Virgin of the Vysotsky Monastery in Serpukhov. The church had received the icons from Constantinople in the 1380s-1390s.
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 148 cm, width 93 cm
The half-length figure of the Mother of Christ, her head is slightly inclined forward in prayer; her look and the gesture of a slightly raised hand are directed to the Savior. Her left hand is raised and pressed to the breast.
Inv. № 12726. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. №73.