Our Lady of Tenderness with the Selected Saints
Date: XVI century. The beginning of the 16th century.
Iconographic school/art center: Vologda.
Origin: From the church of Florus and Laurus on the Svid river in the Kargopolsky district.
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 69,8 cm, width 48,2 cm
The centerpiece represents shoulder-length depiction of the Mother of God keeping the Divine Child close to her (iconographic depiction of Our Lady of Vladimir). They are surrounded by the waist-length saints. Above is depicted the Deesis composition with the Savior Not Made by Hands.
Inv. № ДРЖ-2783. © Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, 2011