Virgin “O Mother All-Glorified”

Iconography:  Virgin “O Mother All-Glorified”, Peter, Metropolitan of all Russia, the wonderworker of Moscow, Mary of Egypt, Jonah, the metropolitan of Moscow, Sergius of Radonezh, Venerable, Olga,St., Helena Equal-to-the Apostles, St.

Date: XIX century.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 27 cm, width 31,3 cm

The icon of the Virgin “O Mother All-Glorified” belongs to the iconographic type known as The Virgin Eleusa (old-believer icon). The icon was replicated all over Russia. The icon borders represent six full-length images of the saints painted in gold. The Holy Virgin’s look expresses sorrow and prayer for the Son and all the people.

Inv. № 1557. © The Andrey Rublyov Museum of Medieval Russian Culture and Art

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