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Russian Icon. Kazan Mother of God, metal plating, tempera, 18x24cm

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Russian Icon. Kazan Mother of God, metal plating, tempera, 18x24cm

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This icon depicts the Virgin in half-length with the blessing God-Child. In Russia, the icon was named after Kazan.

Metal plating, tempera, gildied
Width 180 mm (7 in)
Length 240 mm (9.4 in)
Weight: 500 grams

Product Description

The Kazan icon is related to the iconographical type of hymn in praise of the Virgin, known as the Odigitry icon (Greek for guide). This icon depicts the Virgin in half-length with the blessing God-Child. In Russia, the icon was named after Kazan. The Virgin of Kazan was considered the protesters of all Russia and also of the Tsarist house of Romanovs. Stamping icon case is in the metal base. All Icons on our web site are made in village of Sofrino in workshops of Russian Orthodox Church. It works for the Russian Orthodox Church since 1980. This factory recreates the art destiny of Russia accumulated throughout more than a thousand years.
 

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