Transfiguration of Our Lord

Iconography:  Transfiguration of Our Lord

Date: XVIII century. 1729

Icon-painter: Zubov Ivan

Origin: сomes from the village of Pokshenghi in the Pinezhsky district, Archangelskaya region

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 73,8 cm, width 69,3 cm

Christ is depicted against the background of the glorious halo with His hands spread apart. To His right and to His left on the side hills stay prophets Moses (to the right) and Elijah (to the left). In the upper corners the prophets are depicted on the clouds accompanied by the angels. In the lower part of the icon, at the feet of the rocky hills are represented Apostles Peter, John and James. The rocks and the clouds are full of the light of the Mount Fabor .

Registration number ДРЖ-309. © State Museum Association «Art Culture of the Russian North»

Иконы Русского Севера. Шедевры древнерусской живописи Архангельского музея изобразительных искусств. М., 2007.
Т. 2. № 200. С. 412.

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