Nativity of the Holy Virgin

Iconography:  Nativity of the Holy Virgin

Date: XVII century. Late 17th - beginning of the 18th century

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 96 cm, width 69 cm

Against the architectural background is depicted the high bed with St. Anne lying in it; serving maids are interceding. Below before the bed is the scene of the washing of the newborn baby. In the lower right corner Joachim and Anne are cuddling up the child.

Inv. № 29460. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 146. С. 462.

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