Washing the Feet of the Disciples
Iconography: Washing the feet
Date: XVI century.
Iconographic school/art center: Pskov icon-painting school
Origin: From the church of Myrrh-Bearers in Pskov
Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera
Dimensions: height 77 cm, width 57 cm
Against the architectural background is depicted Jesus Christ washing the feet of the Apostles arranged in two rows. One of the specific features of the icon is the depiction of the semi-circular wall linking the two buildings of the background. In the center of the wall is shown the pillar with a cock sitting on it.
Inv. № 1592. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve
Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 67. С. 246.