Russian Icon. Vladimir Mother of God, metal plating, 11x13cm

322.00$

The Russian icon, the Vladimir Mother of God, is the one of the most famous icon of Russia.

Metal plating, Gildied, Painting
Width 110 mm
Length 130 mm

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Description

The Russian icon, the Vladimir Mother of God, is the one of the most famous icon of Russia.

The composition is known as “The Mother holds the Child in her right arm and points at him with her left hand, while the Child puts his left arm around her neck and presses his cheek against hers. The gestures indicate close relationships between mother and son.

This icon is high-quality oil reproduction of beautiful world-famous icon, blessed by the Russian Orthodox. It is gilded and framed in volumetrical riza.

Church According to Church tradition, this icon was painted by the Apostle and Evangelist St, Luke. In the 5th century A. D., it was translated from Jerusalem to Constantinople. In the 12th century, Patriarch Lukas Chrysoberges of Constantinople sent it as a gift to Grand Duke Yuri Dolgoruky. Since that time the icon has been revered as the greatest shrine of the Russian people.

Additional information

Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 130 x 110 mm