The back of The Paternity icon.

The Paternity

Northern School
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reference number: RI_158

17th century

tempera on wooden panel

78 x 95.5 cm

A traditionally painted icon of Otechestvo — the “Fatherhood” (or “Paternity”) — showing the Lord of Sabaoth depicted as an Elder seated on an elaborately carved throne with Christ Emmanuel on his lap and the Holy Spirit represented as a dove above Christ’s head.

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