ORTHODOX ANTIQUE ICON: MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA WITH JESUS CHRIST


ORTHODOX ANTIQUE ICON: MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA WITH JESUS CHRIST

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ORTHODOX ANTIQUE ICON: MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA WITH JESUS CHRIST :
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Mother of God Fyodorovskaya". Painting on wood, with gilt silver case, enamels and semi-precious stones.THIS IS ONE OF THE MOSTBEAUTIFUL, EXTREMELY RARE & VERY IMPORTANT RUSSIAN ICONS !!!THIS ICON BELONGED TO ROMANOVS ROYAL FAMILY !!!THE LAST OWNER TOLD ME THAT THIS ICON COMES FROM THE WINTER PALACE OF TSAR NICHOLAS II.I bought this icon because I really liked it and tuch me so much . Byzantine iconography, it shows the Mother of God with a sweet face holding her Son in her arms, who also embraces his mother with tenderness, putting his hand around her neck and touching his face to the face of the Virgin Mother with love and tenderness.The image has exquisitely beautiful colored enamel on the 4 corners, on the halos and Letters. The figure also has an exquisite filigree dress cover. A true masterpiece !!! "Mother of God Fyodorovskaya".Painting on wood, with gilt silver case, enamels and semi-precious stones.Russian contrasts on one side: 84 (silver grade),AE (silversmith from Moscow),St. George on horseback (Moscow city mark),A.B. 1893 (assayer Aleksandr Kazimirovich Vyrzhikovsky of Kiev 1893-1898).Slight wear marks due to the passage of time.Measurements: 36 x 29 cm.The icon is a version of the Eléousa type (Virgin of the "Tenderness"), which carries the Infant Jesus nestled against the mother's cheek. The Mother leans her face towards the child, who raises an anxious face to her. However, she is not looking at the child, but at the one looking at the icon.Mother of GodFeodorovskaya(also known as Our Lady of St. Theodore and the Black Virgin Mary of Russia) is the patron icon of the Romanov family. It is one of the most revered icons of the Upper Volga region.Heotókos is the name of an iconographic type of the Virgin in Byzantine art, in which she appears seated on a throne with the Child Jesus on her lap, both facing forward in a hieratic attitude. This iconographic model is based on another characteristic of Romanesque art: the Maiestas Mariae (Mary's majesty or supreme highness - in the heavens), which from the Italian Gothic onwards became known as Maestà.PLEASE SEE THE NEXT

ORTHODOX ANTIQUE ICON: MOTHER OF GOD FYODOROVSKAYA WITH JESUS CHRIST :
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