Russian painted icon, Our Lady of the Sign 20x17cm.
This representation belongs to an Eastern iconography and it features a figure praying with raised arms and the Baby suspended on her breast. It is a very antique image, it can be found in catacombs paintings dating back to the VI century.
From the X century a variation of this icon becomes widespread and it depicts a full-figured Mother of God, without the baby and with praying raised hands.
On her breast is represented a medal with Christ.
This is the image known as Our Lady of the Sign, because in it is illustrated the prophecy of Isaiah: The Lord Himself will give you a Sign; a Virgin will conceive a Son and his name will be Emmanuel.
Delivered in a yellow box with certificate of origin and authenticity.
- Model: IC009212
- Shipping Weight: 1Kg
- Materials: Wood, levkas, gold leaf, egg tempera
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 20 cm
- Width: 17 cm
- Height: 7.87 in
- Width: 6.69 in