Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem

Iconography:  Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem

Date: XV century. Second half of the 15th c.

Origin: From the Pokrov church of village Chernokulovo, Yuriev-Polskoy district.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 51 cm, width 43,5 cm

The icon from the Festival tier of iconostasis. In the center of the composition is depicted Jesus Christ sitting on the donkey with His legs tossed over the unseen side of the animal. He turned to the apostles as if talking to them. Groups of apostles and welcoming people are both quite small. 

Inv. № В-9721 И-785 

© The Vladimir-Suzdal History, Architecture and Art Museum and Reserve 

Bibliography: Иконы Владимира и Суздаля. М., 2006. № 9. С. 88-90. (Описание: Л.В. Нерсесяна, Е.В. Гладышевой)

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