Mother of God of Kazan icon, decorated mantle.
This is one of the most common and loved Marian icons.
The Blessed Virgin appeared in Kazan to a young lady after Ivan the terrible had stolen the region to the Tartar Khan. She showed the girl where to find an ancient icon in order to worship it.
Among miracles and miraculous healings this icon arrived to the Cathedral of the Annunciation.
It's very peculiar: there is only one blessing hand, that of Jesus.
The regal decoration of the mantles of Mary and Jesus represents the immeasurable love, devotion and admiration.
This icon was given to Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow by Pope John Paul II in 2004 during a moving ceremony.
This icon is hand painted in Romania following ancient iconography traditions, using natural colours and gold leaf.
- Model: IC005002
- Shipping Weight: 0.2Kg
- Materials: Wood, tempera, gold leaf
- Origin: Romania
- Height: 18 cm
- Width: 13 cm
- Height: 7.09 in
- Width: 5.12 in