The Holy Trinity

Iconography:  Hospitality of Abraham’s (The Old Testament Trinity)

Date: XVI century. First half of the XVIth century

Iconographic school/art center:  Kargopolye

Origin: was removed from one of the churches in the village of Astafyevo, Kargopolsky district, Archangelskaya region

Material: Wood, cut-back central portion, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 115, 5 cm, width 86, 5 cm

Three angels are seated around the table throne set up for a meal. At the sides of the central angel are depicted Abraham and Sarah peeking out of the wings.  

Registration number ДРЖ-853. © State Museum Association «Art Culture of the Russian North»

Иконы Русского Севера. Шедевры древнерусской живописи Архангельского музея изобразительных искусств. М., 2007. Т. 1. № 32.С. 156.

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