Iconography:  Ascension of Our Lord

Date: XVI century. First half of the 16th century

Iconographic school/art center:  Pskov icon-painting school

Origin: From the church of Nicholas the Wonderworker in Lyubyatovo

Material: Wood, canvas, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 77 cm, width 54 cm

The icon depicts the scene of Ascension of Our Lord. In the lower part of the icon are represented twelve apostles and the Mother of God (Oranta type) with the angels. Above in the centre in the mandorla being held by the two angels is the figure of Jesus Christ.

Inv. № 1454. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 59. С. 219

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