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The dormition of Our Lady (Uspenie)

Unknown, Russia1900/1970

Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes

Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
Santiago de Chile, Chile

The scene of the Dormition of the Virgin is represented on her deathbed, she has her hands crossed and surrounded by the apostles. In the center of the scene Christ is holding her soul in the form of a newborn. In the top of the scene angels are positioned to lead the soul of the Virgin to heaven. St. Peter, on the foreground left, is swinging a censer and St. Paul stands on the right.

Details

  • Title: The dormition of Our Lady (Uspenie)
  • Creator: Unknown, Russia
  • Date: 1900/1970
  • Physical Dimensions: w40 x h49 x d2 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Donation
  • Type: Religious painting
  • Rights: Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
  • External Link: Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
  • Medium: Tempera and silver on wood
  • Technique: Tempera and silver on wood
  • Exhibition: Santiago de Chile

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