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Four icons of Mary

Unknown, probably Orthodox Palestinian with Russian influence1800/1880

Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes

Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes

In this composition divided into four, the figure of the Virgin in different iconographies. The first represents a Crowned Virgin and Child in her arms, known as Hodigitria. In the second, in the upper right corner, the Virgin is inclined towards the Child, who is also in her arms. The third corresponds to the Virgin of Sorrows as she is carrying seven swords wrapped in a cloth. The fourth image, in the lower right corner of the observer, the Virgin of those killed in combat.

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  • Title: Four icons of Mary
  • Creator: Unknown, probably Orthodox Palestinian with Russian influence
  • Date: 1800/1880
  • Physical Dimensions: w27 x h31 x d3 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Donation
  • Type: Religious painting
  • Rights: Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
  • External Link: Museo de Artes Universidad de los Andes
  • Medium: Tempera and gold on wood
  • Technique: Tempera and gold on wood
  • Exhibition: Santiago de Chile

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