George, the Great Martyr, with scenes from his life

Iconography:  George, St.

Date: XVIII century. Late 18th – early 19th century

Origin: From the Novoprechistenskaya church in the village Vakhonkino, Cherepovetsky district, Novgorodskaya province (now Kaduysky district of the Vologda region).

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 126,3 cm, width 102,5 cm

Saint George is depicted full-length in prayer to the Savior shown in the quadrant.

Border scenes:

. St. George gives away his having to the poor

2. St. George preaches Christ before Diocletian

3. Being put in the dungeon

4. St. George being led to Diocletian

5. Breaking St. George on the wheel

6. The Angel heals the wounds of St. George

7. St. George convicts Diocletian

8. St, George being tortured by the ox tendons

9. Magus Athanasius gives St. George the magic drink

10. St. George prays to God in the dungeon

11. St. George raises the dead Hellene

12. Appearance of Christ to St. George in the dungeon

13. St. George breaks the idols in the temple of Apollo

14. Decapitation of St. George

Was deposited in 1935.

Restoration: the Vologda branch of the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, 1992, restorer – Kalacheva L.Ya.

Inv. №1051/2. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 100 (Илл. 101).

  • General view
  • Mullion
  • Mullion. A fragment
  • Breaking St. George on the wheel