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This is the complete list of extant icons created in Russia before and during the reign of Alexander Nevsky (1220–63).

1000-1130Edit

Image Name and date Provenance Current location
Russo-Byzantine icons
(possibly painted by Greek artists in Kievan Rus)
  Saviour in a Golden Riza
c. 1050
(overpainted in 1699)
Saint Sophia Cathedral in Novgorod Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
  Saints Peter and Paul
c. 1050
(partly overpainted in the 16th century)
Saint Sophia Cathedral in Novgorod Novgorod Art Museum
   Saint George // Hodegetria
(double-sided)
c. 1100
Yuriev Monastery
Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
  Theotokos of Vladimir
c. 1100
Dormition Cathedral, Vladimir
Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
State Tretyakov Gallery
(Tolmachi Church)

1130-1200Edit

1200-1250Edit

Image Name and date Provenance Current location
Icons of Vladimir and Suzdal
  Deesis with John the Baptist and the Virgin Dormition Cathedral, Moscow State Tretyakov Gallery
  Saint Michael Appearing to Joshua
1190s? 1210s?
Dormition Cathedral, Moscow Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
  Demetrius of Thessaloniki
1190s? 1210s?
Dormition Cathedral, Dmitrov
(a gift from Vsevolod III)
State Tretyakov Gallery
  Saviour of Golden Locks
(Christ Chalkites)
c. 1200
Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
(probably brought from Yaroslavl)
Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
Icons of Yaroslavl and Rostov
  Orans of Yaroslavl
(Great Panagia)
c. 1220
Dormition Cathedral, Yaroslavl State Tretyakov Gallery
  Saviour of Yaroslavl
(Christ Pantocrator)
c. 1220
Dormition Cathedral, Yaroslavl Yaroslavl Art Museum
  Michael the Archangel
c. 1220
Archangel Cathedral, Yaroslavl State Tretyakov Gallery
  The Mandylion Novlenskoye
(near Poshekhonye)
State Tretyakov Gallery
  Christ Pantocrator
c. 1250
Gavshinka Church
near Yaroslavl
Andrei Rublev Museum
(Andronikov Monastery)
  Theotokos of Tolga Enthroned Tolga Monastery,
Yaroslavl
State Tretyakov Gallery
  Theotokos of Kashin St. Demetrius Monastery, Kashin Kalyazin Art Museum
Icons of Novgorod and Belozersk
  The Cloud Dormition
c. 1200
Monastery of the Tithes,
Novgorod
State Tretyakov Gallery
   Our Lady of the Sign
// Saint Juliana
Zverin Monastery,
Novgorod
Pavel Korin's collection
at the Tretyakov Gallery
  Eleusa of Staraya Russa Staraya Russa State Russian Museum
  Theotokos of Belozersk
c. 1220
Belozersk Cathedral State Russian Museum
  Saints Peter and Paul Church of Sts. Peter and Paul
Belozersk
State Russian Museum
  St. John Climacus
with Sts. George and Blaise
c. 1250
Krestsy near Novgorod State Russian Museum

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • В. Д. Сарабьянов, Э. С. Смирнова. История древнерусской живописи. М., ПСТГУ, 2007.