The icon reproduces an image which can be found in the catacombs of the V century already, The Virgin in prayer (orante) with Jesus in her breast painted as if on a medallion, according to the Byzantine tradition, and hands raised.
In X century She is painted with no baby.
this icon is also known as the 'Our Lady of the Sign' since it is a reference to the prophecy 'A virgin shall conceive' sign by Isaiah.
A rich icon, detailed in the visages and decors, of the Russian school.
Each icon comes with a picture and appraisal of experts from the Ministry of Russian Culture with export documents. To take a look at them click here.
- Model: IC004018
- Shipping Weight: 1Kg
- Materials: wood, levkas, gold backdrop
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 31 cm
- Width: 27 cm
- Height: 12.2 in
- Width: 10.63 in