Annunciation. The Archangel Gabriel (a fragment of the Holy Gates). Annunciation. The Mother of God (a fragment of the Holy Gates)

Iconography:  Annunciation of the Most Holy Virgin

Date: XVIII century. The late 18th - early 19th century.

Iconographic school/art center:  The Palekh iconographic school Palekh.

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 24,5 cm, width 20,5 cm

In the oval medallions are the full-length figures of the Archangel Gabriel and the Mother of God listening to the Good News.

Dimensions: The Mother of God 24,5 х 20,7.

Received from the Vuchetich All-Union Industrial Art Combine in 1985.

Inv. № РЖ – 1664, 1665. © S.D.Erzi Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Mordovia


Русское искусство XVIII - XX века: живопись, икона, культовая деревянная скульптура, графика, скульптура: каталог. Т.1 / МРМИИ им. С.Д. Эрьзи; [редкол.: Л.Н. Нарбекова и др.; авт. - сост.: Т.В. Елисеева, Е.А. Вишнякова]. Саранск, 2009. № 124,125. С. 91.

  • The Archangel Gabriel
  • The Mother of God