Mother of God Bogoliubskaia

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RUSSIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY

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Mother of God Bogoliubskaia

Russia, late 16th century

Traditionally painted, the Mother of God on the left shown full length holding a scroll, on the right the Patriarch of Moscow stands above a group of kneeling supplicants, with mountains behind, Christ in the Heavens in the upper right hand corner, the reverse with Russian inscription 'This icon was painted by the sinner the deacon Dionisii Naga'(?)

10.1/8 x 7.5/8 in. (25.5 x 19.4 cm.)