Vladimir Icon

$15.00

Beautiful Greek icon mounted on wood with real gold leaf and beveled relief edges around icon for framed effect, 4 x 5.5″.

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Description

Unique Museum copy of Virgin Vladimir. A Byzantian icon (1131 A.D.) from Constantinople. It portrays the iconographic type of the Virgin of Mercy (Eleoussa) and is characterized by the sad and serious countenance of the Virgin who envisages the impending drama. She holds tenderly the child Jesus, who is embracing her. The icon is painted in egg tempera on wood and is found in the Tretiakov Glalery in Moscow. Icons are also available in all sizes as a custom order. Please contact us with any questions or requests.