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Russian School - Icon depicting the Crucifixion with the Virgin (48,0 x 61,0 cm)

Russian School - Icon depicting the Crucifixion with the Virgin, Mary Magdalene, St. John and the Centurion Longinus, Novgorod School

unique icon of Virgin Mary with Toddler Christ

Virgin Before Giving Birth, While Giving Birth and After Giving Birth

Post-Byzantine Artist (15th/16th century) Icon of St George slaying the Dragon A319; oil on panel; 42 x 31.8 cm. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Retroactive Erasure: The Black Madonnas of Europe

Salus Populi Romani, Rome, Italy. Icon said painted on cedar tabletop made by young Jesus, moved by St. Helena from Jerusalem to Constantinople or Rome; in S. Maria Maggiore, Rome, where Gregory I is said to have had it carried through the city in the plague of 593. Underlying layer dated to 600s (Hans Belting, in Wikipedia) or later; repainted c1200s.

The Deesis Mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul | In Byzantine art, and later Eastern Orthodox art generally, the Deësis or Deisis (Greek: δέησις, "prayer" or "supplication"), is a traditional iconic representation of Christ in Majesty or Christ Pantocrator: enthroned, carrying a book, and flanked by the Virgin Mary and St. John the Baptist, and sometimes other saints and angels.

Byzantine Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, c. early 14th century