John the Baptist

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist

Date: XVI century. c.1517

Origin: From the cathedral church of the Holy Life-Giving Trinity in the Philippo-Irapskaya hermitage.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 94,4 cm, width 36,7 cm

The icon from the Deesis row of iconostasis. The depiction of John the Baptist full-length in a three-quarter turn.

Was deposited in the museum in 1927. 

Restoration: МежСНРПМ, 1979, restorer – Belov S.P. 

Inv. №280/3. © Cherepovets Museum Association. 

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 20.

  • General view
  • John the Baptist. Fragment