MG9326 Russian Icon depicting The Mother of God of the Passion
The Russian name is Strastnaja, after an old convent for women, where an icon of this type was venerated. The origin of this type is Byzantine. Feast day of the icon: August 13th. Egg tempera on levkas, wooden panel.
Dimensions: 87 x 70 cm.
End of 18th century. Retouches in the background of the icon.