Mother of God The Healer of Sorrows

Iconography:  Paisios the Great, St, Harlampi, martyr, Gurias of Edessa, the Martyr, Samonas of Edessa, the Martyr, Aviv of Edessa, the Martyr, Mother of God The Healer of Sorrows, Boniface of Rome (Boniface of Tarsus), the Martyr, Стефанида Дамасская, мученица

Date: XIX century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Mstera (?)

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 36 cm, width 30 cm

Our Lady is holding in Her right arm the Divine Child with an opened scroll. Her left hand is pressed against Her head as if She was responding to all those praying to Her in hardship and infirmities. On the raised flat borders of the icon panel are the Holy Martyrs: St. Charalampias, St.Gurias, St.Samonas and St.Abibas.In the lower section of the icon are waist-length pictures of the three saints. 

Inv. № Ж-1443. © Omsk M.A. Vrubel Regional Museum of Fine Arts

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