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Virgin Kardiotissa - Byzantine Icon

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Virgen Kardiotissa: religious icon. Creta S. XVII School. Egg and gold temple on board,

“Mother of God Kardiotissa”, belonging to the School of Crete (15th century). It is located in the Byzantine Museum of Athens. The icon of the Virgin Kardiotissa is another beautiful example of the icons that develop in the 12th and 13th centuries; variations of the typelogía of the Virgin Eleusa, and which are called “Vírgenes del Juego”. By the influence of Western art, especially Italian art, it #250;to the movement of bodies. In this case it seems that the niño Jesús is agitated in his mother's arms. This work of great tenderness shows again its enthrone with the typlogía of the Virgin Eleusa (ternura).

  • Tamaño: 21 x 14 x 1.5 cm. Weight: 400 grams.

275 €

Description

Virgen Kardiotissa: religious icon. Creta S. XVII School. Egg and gold temple on board,

“Mother of God Kardiotissa”, belonging to the School of Crete (15th century). It is located in the Byzantine Museum of Athens. The icon of the Virgin Kardiotissa is another beautiful example of the icons that develop in the 12th and 13th centuries; variations of the typelogía of the Virgin Eleusa, and which are called “Vírgenes del Juego”. By the influence of Western art, especially Italian art, it #250;to the movement of bodies. In this case it seems that the niño Jesús is agitated in his mother's arms. This work of great tenderness shows again its enthrone with the typlogía of the Virgin Eleusa (ternura).

  • Tamaño: 21 x 14 x 1.5 cm. Weight: 400 grams.

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