Mother of God with the Child (the Georgian type)

Iconography:  Georgian icon of the Mother of God

Date: XV century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Novgorod school, the Northern province.

Origin: From the Church of Our Lady of Smolensk in the village of Ust-Koloda (Kubovo), Pudozhsky district, the Republic of Karelia.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 66,5 cm, width 49 cm

The Mother of God is portrayed in an almost frontal pose. The Child is depicted seated on Her left hand. The Child is represented in profile, turned to His Mother leading forward to Him; in His hands he holds a folded scroll.

Inv. № И-1510. © Republic of Karelia Museum of Fine Arts

  • General view
  • The Holy Virgin with the Child
  • The face of the Mother of God
  • Jesus Christ