The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Theophanes the Greek

Antique icon of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, painted by one of the most known icon painters, Theophanes the Greek, in 1392. The icon depicts the bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life, an event that is not described in the Bible but that is known through the Church Tradition. This important icon, the other side of which depicts the image of Our Lady of the Don, is in the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.


The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Theophanes the Greek

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