Archangel Michael. From the Deesis (“Vysotsky”) row
Iconography: Michael, archangel
Date: XIV century. 1387–1395.
Iconographic school/art center: Constantinople.
Origin: From the Church of the Conception of the Holy Virgin of the Vysotsky Monastery in Serpukhov. The church had received the icons from Constantinople in the 1380s-1390s.
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 147 cm, width 104 cm
The half-length figure of the Archangel is turned to the right. His face is slightly inclined; his right hand is directed to the Savior and his left hand holds the bright-red measuring rod.
Inv. № 12730. © The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Bibliography:Государственная Третьяковская Галерея. Каталог собрания. Древнерусское искусство X — начала XV века. Том I. № 74.