Mary and Child, Eastern Orthodox icon

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Mary and Child, Eastern Orthodox icon

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Mary and Child in the Eleusa style (tenderness or showing mercy from Greek). The Eleusa is a type of depiction of the Virgin Mary in icons in which the infant Jesus Christ is nestled against her cheek. Such icons have been venerated in the Eastern Church for centuries. In the Western church, this type is known as the Virgin of Tenderness or Our Lady of Tenderness icon.  

This icon is 11x15.75 inch, egg tempera and 23.5 k gold leaf, framed (18.5x22 inch), wired and ready to hang.

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