Author: Ivan G. Kulakov
Material: wood, tempera, silver leaf, gilding
Size: 106х53 cm
Country: Russia, Moscow
Additional parameters: Examination of scientific and restoration center Grabar
The Roman mother of God is a common iconographic type of the virgin Hodegetria. A distinctive feature of this image is that the hand of the Savior and of His Mother are touching, and the virgin as if covers with a brush of His hand his Son's hand.
Supplies of works of the late 19th century show features meticulous workmanship framework is typical for developed icon painting workshops, and the Board shape with a semicircular completion. In the colors of the garments of the virgin and Christ used Prussian blue, which gives the icon a bright saturated image. In the background on the sides of the faces and on the manure, from entering the fields, the placed image in the oval cartouches, framed by large leaves. Above: "mother of God joy of All who sorrow" (with the upcoming saints Blaise, Niphon, Peter, Paul, job, and Pimen) and "the virgin About to be in trouble, Mother". Below: the ""virgin of Fedorovskaya" (in mirror image) and "the Selected saints" ( St. Gregory, Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, Rev. Theodore, much.Vassa turned in prayer to the Central image).
In the antique value of the icon has a Museum value, as dated and the signature work created in the Klintsy - famous Starodubivka the center of the old believers and old rite culture that existed in Western Russia.
A fine example of large expensive ceremonial icons of the Museum.