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Icon of the Mother of God Vladimir

Icon painting, 2000-th , 2.5×24×30 cm

Description of the artwork «Icon of the Mother of God Vladimir»

According to pious tradition, the prototype of the Mother of God of Vladimir was written by the Evangelist Luke on a board from the table at which the Holy Family ate: the Savior with the Most Pure Mother and the righteous Joseph the Betrothed.
The Mother of God, seeing this image, said:
“From now on, everyone will please Me. The grace of Him who is born of Me and Mine be with this image! "

The icon of the Vladimir Mother of God belongs to the type of Tenderness, also known under the Greek name - "Eleusa".
This is the most lyrical of all types of iconography of the Mother of God, revealing the human and spiritual side of the communication of the Virgin Mary with Her Son.
The image of the Mother of God holding the Infant, his deep humanity turned out to be especially close to an Orthodox person.
The Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God is considered the patroness of the state and family.

2020 year.
Dimensions: Width 24 cm. Height 30 cm, Thickness 2.5 cm.

Materials: Icon board with an ark, end oak dowels, gesso, tempera, oil, melted gold, drying oil, mixed technique.

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Art form: Icon painting

Subject and objects: Religious scene

Style of art: Symbolism

Technique: Oil

Materials: Wood

Date of creation: 2000-th

Size: 2.5×24×30 cm