The Transfiguration


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The Transfiguration

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Icon nb 14

Size : 60 x 45 cm.

Pine board

Gilded haloes and background. Egg tempera.


And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain apart. And he was transfigured before them: his face shone like the sun, and his garments became white as light. And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. And Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it is well that we are here; if you wish, I will make three booths here, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah." He was still speaking, when lo, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him." When the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces, and were filled with awe.

Saint Matthew, 17, 1 - 9

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