Mother of God Hodegetria, Moscow, 16th century

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The Mother of God depicted half-length dressed in a dark red maphorion pointing with her right hand in a formal gesture to the Saviour, the Christ Child sitting on his Mother's left arm, wearing an ochre coloured himation covered with chrysography and holding a closed scroll in one hand while making a sign of blessing with the other, with later restoration
28.8 by 23cm, 11 3/8 by 9in.