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Russian Icon - Hodegetria Mother of God

The icon is depicting the Virgin Hodegetria, an iconographic depiction of the Theotokos (the Virgin Mary) holding the Child Jesus at her side while pointing to him as the source of salvation for humankind. The Virgin's head inclines towards the child, who raises his hand in a blessing gesture.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 230-098-106-SP7-2
  • Size: 18 1/2 x 15 1/2 in (47 x 39 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1890s
  • Origin: Provincial Russia
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood
  • Price: $750
  • Orthodox Cross

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