Apostles Peter and Paul with scenes from their lives

Iconography:  Paul the Apostle, Peter the Apostle, Hagiographic cycle of Peter and Paul

Date: XVII century. The first half of the 17th century.

Iconographic school/art center:  North of Russia.

Origin: From the Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul in the village of Lychny Ostrov, Kondopozhsky district, the Republic of Karelia.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 126 cm, width 100 cm

The apostles Peter and Paul are depicted praying to the Our Lady of the Sign. The centerpiece is surrounded by twenty border scenes.

Inv. № И-35. © Republic of Karelia Museum of Fine Arts.

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