Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple

Iconography:  Entrance of the Holy Virgin into the Temple

Date: XIX century. Second half of the 19th century.

Iconographic school/art center:  The Palekh iconographic school

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera, gold

Dimensions:  height 51 cm, width 43,2 cm

Depicted at the right, on the steps leading to the temple, under the lavishly decorated drapery is the high priest Zechariah. Maria is walking up to him. At the left are Anna and Joachim.

Registration number ГМПИ 3662. ДИ-434-И. © The State Museum of Palekh Art

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