Our Lady of Yaroslavl

Icon depicting the Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus with the infant's head touching Mary's cheek and his hand touching her chin. Painted on one inch thick piece of curved wood with a brownish-gold background. Both figures have golden halos and their garments are painted in combinations of white, orange, yellow, green, and blue.
Additional Information: icon; Jesus Christ; child; Virgin Mary; halo; Upper left corner displays Greek lettering which means "Mother of God" and Greek lettering next tot he infant's head which means "Jesus Christ"
Category icon,triptych,diptych
Reference Number 00940
Maker/Artist Russian
Materials Wood; paint; gold leaf
Measurements 13 x 10 x 1 in
Time Period 15th Century


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