unknown - Icon (1) - Byzantine - Wood, gold leaf

Description
unknown - Icon (1) - Byzantine - Wood, gold leaf
Russia - mid 20th century

A beautifully detailed Byzantine icon of the Mother of God “Korsun” (Cherson), 20th century. The Eleusa (or Eleousa) is a type of depiction of the Virgin Mary in icons in which the infant Jesus Christ is nestled against her cheek. This painting is decorated with gold leaf.

The pictures are part of the description.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Icon
Material
gold leaf, Wood
Designer/ Artist
unknown
Model/ Name
Eleusa (Virgin Mary with the infant Jesus Christ)
Style
Byzantine
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
1.5×23.5×24.5 cm
Weight
623 g
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