Paraskeva Pyatnitsa, St., with scenes from her life

Iconography:  Parasceva of Iconium (Pyatnitsa), the Great Martyress, Hagiographic Cycle of the Great Martyress Parasceva of Iconium (Pyatnitsa)

Date: XVII century. The late 17th century.

Iconographic school/art center:  North of Russia.

Origin: From the Chapel of the Archangel Michael in the village of Lizhmozero on Maly Ostrov, Kondopozhsky district, the Republic of Karelia.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 114 cm, width 89,5 cm

In the center is the full-length figure of St. Paraskeva Pyatnitsa with a cross and unfolded scroll in hands. The centerpiece is surrounded by fourteen border scenes.

Inv. № И-1493. © Republic of Karelia Museum of Fine Arts

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