Demetrius, St., metropolitan of Rostov

Iconography:  Dmitry Rostovskyi

Date: XVIII century. 1789

Icon-painter: Loshkov Alexey

Origin: From the cathedral church of the Holy Life-Giving Trinity in the Philippo-Irapskaya hermitage, Cherepovetsky district, Novgorodskaya region (now – Kaduyskiy district, Vologodskaya region). The monastery was founded c. 1517 by Venerable Philip of Irapsk (+1527).

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 62,5 cm, width 49,5 cm

Waist-length depiction of blessing Demetrius of Rostov holding a stick in his left hand. In the upper left corner of the icon is shown a small icon of Our Lady with the Divine Child.

Was deposited in 1927.

Restoration: the Vologda branch of the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, 1992-1995, restorer – Parenko N.V.


Inv. №280/15. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 89 (Илл. 90).

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