5163 | Russian icon: Kazan Mother of God

$2,900

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End of 18th century. Kasan Mother of God.

Egg tempera on gesso, kovcheg.

Our Lady of Kazan, also called Theotokos of Kazan (Russian: Казанская Богоматерь) is a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church, representing the Virgin Mary as the protector and patroness of the city of Kazan, and a palladium of all of Russia, known as the Holy Protectress of Russia.

Feast days of Our Lady of Kazan are 21 July, and 4 November (which is also the Russian Day of National Unity).

13” x 10 1/2” (33 x 26.5 cm)