John the Baptist

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist

Date: XVI century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Dormition of the Holy Virgin in the town Gdov

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 137 cm, width 51 cm

Full-length depiction of John the Baptist in a three-quarter turn.

Inv. № 2720. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2003. № 73. С. 170.

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