Icon of the Vladimir Mother of God

Icon

Materials:

Egg tempera, Gesso, Wood and Metal

Dimensions:

W 27.2 cm x H 32 cm x D 5 cm

Accession Number:

46.2012

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2012

Description

Icon of the Vladimir Mother of God. Painted, egg tempera on gessoed board. Metal repousse oklad, metal halos with emanating rays. Judging by oklad's weight and color, it is probably a reproduction and not silver, as indicated by the hallmarks. Back of icon lined with purple velvet.

History Note

Icon hung in the office of Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla) at Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, NY.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks on oklad: St. George facing right; 84; В.П.; MK over 1822.