Paul the Apostle, St. From the Deesis (“Vysotsky”) row

Iconography:  Paul the Apostle

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 149 cm, width 98 cm

The half-figure of the Apostle standing at the left facing Christ. His head is slightly inclined, with both hands he presses to his chest a gospel, with a red edge and golden-ochre cover decorated with assist.

Inv. № 12730. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. № 77 .

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