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