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Russian Icon - Pieta or Don't Cry for Me Mother

Don't Cry for Me Mother iconography is based on the Pieta, a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus. This icon is also called "icon of the bridegroom", where the dead Christ standing in the tomb is the groom on the wood of the cross raised the new humanity, the Church, represented by Maria. 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 23-103-113-SP7-1
  • Size: 17 1/3 x 14 1/3 in (44 x 36 cm)
  • Age: ca. 19th century
  • Materials: Egg tempera with brass border and halo
  • Price: SOLD!
  • Orthodox Cross

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