Entry into Jerusalem

Iconography:  Entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Nicholas the Wonderworker in Lyubyatovo

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 58 cm, width 76 cm

The centre of the composition shows Christ sitting on a donkey in a practically frontal pose, His legs are on the side of a viewer and His head is turned to the people walking out of the town holding the palm branches in their hands. He is followed by the apostles headed by apostle Peter also depicted in a practically frontal pose.

Inv. № 1618. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 57. С. 212.

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