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Christ as Saviour

Andrei Rublev

Christ as Saviour

Andrei Rublev
  • Original Title: Христос Вседержитель
  • Date: c.1410; Zvenigorod, Russian Federation 
  • Style: Byzantine
  • Series: The Zvenigorod Deesis
  • Genre: religious painting
  • Media: wood, tempera
  • Tag: Christianity, Jesus-Christ
  • Dimensions: 158 x 106 cm
  • Order Oil Painting

Christ the Redeemer is an icon discovered by accident in a dilapidated woodshed near Zvenigorod in 1919. With several other icons stored nearby, it was attributed as the work of great Andrei Rublev, painted for one of Zvenigorod cathedrals in the 1420s. It is exhibited in the Tretyakov Gallery of Moscow.

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