Iconography:  Iconostasis

Date: XIX century. Late 19th century.

Iconographic school/art center:  The Palekh iconographic school

Icon-painter: Khokhlov, Vasiliy Aleksandrovich

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera, gold

Dimensions:  height 31 cm, width 26,5 cm

The icon presents a depiction of an iconostasis. In the center are the Holy Gates depicting the Annunciation scene and the figures of the Evangelists. Above the Holy Gates is the scene of the Last Supper. The first three tier of the iconostasis, apart from the festival scenes, include the icons of the Savior enthroned and the Mother of God with the Infant. The fourth tier shows the 13-figured Deesis with Christ in Majesty in the center. The last tiers depict the prophets and forefathers.

Registration number ГМПИ 3697. ДИ-527-И. © The State Museum of Palekh Art


1. Иконопись Палеха из собрания Государственного музея палехского искусства (Palekh Icon Painting. State Museum of Palekh Art ). М., 1994. С. 150. Илл. XCVII.

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