Icon of the Resurrection and the Twelve Great Feasts

Icon

Materials:

Egg tempera, Wood and Gesso

Dimensions:

H 15.25 in x W 12.5 in x D 0.75 in

Accession Number:

195.81

Credit Line:

Gift. Rubcov, Helen

Description

Icon of the Resurrection of Christ surrounded by border with icons of the Twelve Great Feasts. From top left corner moving right: Nativity of the Theotokos, Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple, Annunciation, Nativity of our Lord, Theophany (Epiphany), Transfiguration, Dormition, Exaltation of the Cross, Old Testament Trinity (Pentecost), Ascension, Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem, Meeting of our Lord. Egg tempera on wood panel. Inscriptions in Slavonic.

History Note

According to Helen Rubcov, the icon is from Greece. H. Rubcov owned the icon for 4 1/2 years.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of icon in pencil: illegible inscription (first word is possibly Hristos in Greek), illegible date (?) and 1872.