Elevation of the Cross

Iconography:  Elevation of Honored and Life-Giving Cross of Our Lord, The

Date: XVIII century. 1793

Iconographic school/art center:  The Palekh iconographic school

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera, gold

Dimensions:  height 31,5 cm, width 26,5 cm

Patriarch Macarius with two deacons elevating the Cross is depicted against a five-domed church. At the left is the Emperor Constantine, on the right is the Empress Helena.

Registration number ГМПИ 1668\191. ДИ-35-И. © The State Museum of Palekh Art

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