Hospitality of Abraham (the Old Testament Trinity)

Iconography:  Hospitality of Abraham’s (The Old Testament Trinity)

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Yaroslavl school

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 127 cm, width 109 cm

The Old Testament Trinity is the most widespread depiction of the Holy Trinity in Medieval Russia. The icon is based on a Biblical story of Abraham to whom God appeared as three beautiful young angels.

Inv. № Ж-1345. © Radishchev State Art Museum, Saratov

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