Presentation of the Holy Virgin in the Temple

Iconography:  Entrance of the Holy Virgin into the Temple

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of the Dormition at the Ferry-place

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 91 cm, width 72 cm

The icon represents the Presentation of the Holy Virgin in the Temple. Apart from Mary, the high priest Zachariah, Sts. Anne and Joachim the composition includes the Jerusalem citizens escorting Her. In the upper right corner is depicted the angel feeding Mary.

Inv. № 1637. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 126. С. 404.

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