Presentation of the Mother of God in the Temple with scenes from Her life

Iconography:  Entrance of the Holy Virgin into the Temple , Selected holidays

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov?

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 98,5 cm, width 72 cm

The centerpiece of the icon represents the scene of the Presentation of the Mother of God in the Temple including the scene of the angel feeding little Mary.

Border scenes:

1.    The Annunciation to Sts. Joachim and Anne
2.    The Conception of the Holy Virgin
3.    The Nativity of the Holy Virgin
4.    The Annunciation
5.    The Nativity of Christ
6.    The Presentation of Our Lord
7.    The Baptism
8.    The Transfiguration of Christ
9.    The Entry into Jerusalem
10.     The Resurrection – the Descent into Hell
11.     The Ascension of Our Lord
12.     The Exaltation of the Cross
13.     The Dormition of Our Lady
14.     The Intercession of the Holy Virgin

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 139. С. 428.

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