John the Forerunner

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist

Date: XVI century.

Origin: сomes from the church of Florus and Laurus (first third of the 19th century) in the village of Astafyevo of the Kargopolsky district, Archangelskaya region

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 112 cm, width 43 cm

The icon from the Deesis tier. Full-length depiction of John the Forerunner in the three-quarter turn.  

Registration number ДРЖ-862. © State Museum Association «Art Culture of the Russian North»

Иконы Русского Севера. Шедевры древнерусской живописи Архангельского музея изобразительных искусств. М., 2007. Т. 1. С. 88. № 11.

  • General view
  • Deesis