Apostle Paul, full length image

Iconography:  Paul the Apostle

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Murom.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 93,5 cm, width 42 cm

The icon from the Deesis row of the iconostasis portraying the Apostle Paul dressed in a dark-blue chiton and a bright himation. In accordance with iconographic traditions, the apostle is portrayed holding his usual attribute – the Gospel.

Inv. № Ж-1583. © Radishchev State Art Museum, Saratov

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