Our Lady “the Virgin Mother”

Iconography:  Our Lady "the Virgin Mother"

Date: XVIII century. Late 18th – first quarter of the 19th century

Origin: From the church commemorating saint Nicholas the Wonderworker of the Sukhachskiy pogost, Belozerskiy district, Novgorodskaya region (now – the village of Shoborovo, Kaduyskiy district, Vologodskaya region).

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 123 cm, width 37,5 cm

The Mother of God is depicted full-length with Child Jesus on Her left hand.

Was deposited in 1935.

Restoration: the Vologda branch of the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, 1995, restorer – Rybakov G.A.

Inv. №995/4. © Cherepovets Museum Association.

Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 96 (Илл. 97).

  • General view
  • Mother of God with the Divine Child. A fragment
  • The face of the Mother of God
  • Child Jesus
  • A fragment