RUSSIA, MOSCOW SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY

Mother of God 'of the Playful Child'

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Mother of God 'of the Playful Child'
Russia, Moscow School, 16th century
Traditionally painted in strong colours, the Mother of God in a dark brown gilt highlighted maphorion with green lining, holds the Christ Child to her left shoulder with her left hand supporting His head, He embraces his Mother with His hands around her neck
13 x 10½in. (33 x 26.8cm.)