Holy Virgin of Joy of All Who Sorrow
Date: XIX century.
Iconographic school/art center: Russia
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 31,5 cm, width 35,5 cm
The icon depicts the Mother of God holding the Divine Child in the cloud. Their heads are crowned.The Mother of God is surrounded by the people afflicted with infirmities and sorrows and the angels doing good deeds on her behalf. Over Her in the clouds is the Lord of Sabaoth,in the upper left-hand and right-hand corners are the Sun and the Moon. Borders of the icon depict the Guardian Angels and the saints Matrona and Johachim full-length.