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Virgin Hodegetria, Old Antique Russian Icon 19th century.
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Virgin Hodegetria, Old Antique Russian Icon 19th century.

Orthodox Christian Icons.

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Orthodox Christian Icons.

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Virgin Hodegetria, Russian Icon 19th century.

Orthodox Christian Icons.

Antique Icon, depicting the Virgin and Child known as the Virgin Hodegetria, or the Virgin 'who shows the way.' with an dark skin. (also named: The Petrovskaya Virgin, The Theotokos of Tolga )

The Mother of God holding the standing Christ child as he makes a blessing gesture.

Mary wears a gold painted robe with on her head a star-shaped cross, which is an ancient symbol of her virginity. Left of Maria text in Russian what refers to Kasan.

Size app.: 10.25 x 12.25 inches. 26 x 31 cm.
Condition: Signs of use, verso with text, wedges on top and bottom.
Origin: Private collection.

MM-Icons. (Mapandmaps - Orthodox Icon collection)