THE MOTHER OF GOD GRUZINSKAIA

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MARK OF UNRECORDED WORKMASTER E. IVANOV, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890.

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THE MOTHER OF GOD GRUZINSKAIA

MARK OF UNRECORDED WORKMASTER E. IVANOV, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890.

Traditionally painted, in sombre colours, the Mother of God of Hodegitria type, shown half-length, with Christ Child in her right arm, the other pointing at Him, with saints on the borders, on green ground, overlaid with a silver incised oklad, with gilt haloes - 23? x 20? in. (59 x 52 cm.).