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Item:273210801470Antique Greek icon of Virgin Mary, mid 19th century Dimentions: 13x10 cm cm (4,7x7,3,9 inches) Technique: Egg tempera on wood, gesso, gold leaf, varnish Provenance: Greece early 19th century This is a unique hand painted Greek icon of the Virgin Mary ''Odeghetria'' ( the leading Virgin ) of the mid probably19th century from workshop pf Greece. The icon depicts Virgin Mary holding the child Jesus with her left hand and with her right hand is presenting us to Christ while Christ holds a scroll, symbol of the divine Word and he is blessing us with his right hand. The background is blue and the halos are gilt with gold leaf. The dress of Virgin Mary is pink, oftenly we find icons with that color on the early 19th century. The icon has very vivid colors and a very optimistic character, it is typical icon of workshop of Greece of the mid 19th century. Shipping world wide, you can email me for more information Thanks !Provenance: Greece, Material: Wood, gesso, paints, gold leaf
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Antique Greek icon of Virgin Mary Odeghetria ,early 19th century