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Russian Icon - The Soother the Evil Hearts Mother of God

The Soother the Evil Hearts Mother of God was a very popular type of a miracleworking Madonna in the 19th century. It depicts the Virgin Mary half-length above the wall holding her Son in her left arm. In a cirlce on her breast is the Holy Spirit as a dove. The Virgin is ornamented with a necklace, and both the Son and Mother are crowned.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 147-048-004-SP6-1
  • Size: 13 1/2 x 11 in (34 x 28 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1900
  • Origin: Provincial Russia
  • Materials: Egg tempera on silvered, tooled, and gessoed wood
  • Price: $900
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