XIX century, Icon Madonna with Child and Seraphim

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19th century Icon Madonna with Child and Seraphim Oil on wood, 31.5 x 28 cm The icon, from the Greek eikon, image, presents the narration of some episodes from the life of the Virgin and Jesus, constituting a color theological treatise . Marian icons are the most numerous in iconography and also...
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19th century Icon Madonna with Child and Seraphim Oil on wood, 31.5 x 28 cm The icon, from the Greek eikon, image, presents the narration of some episodes from the life of the Virgin and Jesus, constituting a color theological treatise . Marian icons are the most numerous in iconography and also those most loved by the faithful. The Madonna is most often depicted half-length and is necessarily painted on a gold background, a symbol of the sky where she is and holds the child in her arms. According to ancient tradition, the Marian icons reproduce an original portrait of Mary painted by the evangelist Luke. The portrait, made after Pentecost, while Mary was still living