Transfiguration of Christ

Iconography:  Transfiguration of Our Lord

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Nicholas the Wonderworker in Lyubyatovo

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 76 cm, width 56 cm

From the Festival row of iconostasis. On the central pinnacle of the rocky landscape is depicted Christ in the halo dressed in the white clothes decorated with the golden assist holding a scroll in His hands. To His right and to His left on the other pinnacles stand Elijah (to the left), Moses (to the right) with a table in his hands. In the lower part of the icon at the base of the rocky rocks are represented apostles Peter, John and Jacob.

Inv. № 1603. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 56. С. 212.

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