Icon of Kazan Mother of God

Icon

Date:

1880 - 1900

Materials:

Wood, Gesso, Gold leaf and Egg tempera

Dimensions:

W 8.625 in x H 10.5 in x D 1 in

Accession Number:

12.2011

Credit Line:

Purchase. 2010-11-09

Description

Icon of Kazan Mother of God. Painted on gold leaf over gesso on wood. Robes of Virgin Mary and Christ Child are punched and outilned with incised lines. Two angels are holding a crown over the Virgin's head. Inscriptions in Slavonic.