Peter and Paul, the Apostles

Iconography:  Paul the Apostle, Peter the Apostle

Date: XVI century. Middle of the 16th century

Origin: From the church commemorating the Transfiguration of Christ of the Pyazhozerskiy pogost, Lodeynopolsky district, Olonetskaya region (now the village of Makaryevskaya, Babaevsky district, Vologodskaya region).

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height cm, width cm

Apostles Peter and Paul are depicted full-length in a three-quarter turn. Peter is holding a scroll in his hand and Paul is holding the Gospel book. In the upper part of the icon is shown Our Lady of the Sign.

Was deposited in 1968 from the village of Zarechye, Babaevsky district, Vologosakya region.

Restoration: the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, 1991, restorer – Koval G.F.

Inv. №4627/16. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. С. 19-20, кат. № 32 (Илл. 32).

  • General view
  • Apostles Peter and Paul
  • Peter
  • Face of Peter
  • Paul