Mănăstirea Sucevița

Ascending to Christ, Becoming Anthropos - As Depicted in a Fresco at the Sucevita Monastery

Reading an iconographer’s text, which is an icon, requires mainly a key to understand it and an open heart to accept what is to be revealed after the opening is performed. Knowing perhaps that through the ages the key of understanding the frescoes at the Sucevita monastery might become lost, the iconographer preferred to offer himself the key in deciphering the mystagogy of his paintings.