Virgin Mary Eleousa – Carved Icon | Mount Athos
Carved Icon of Virgin Mary Eleousa from Mount Athos. The Eleousa (Greek: Ἐλεούσα – tenderness or showing mercy) is a type of depiction of the Virgin Mary in icons in which the infant Jesus Christ is nestled against her cheek. In the Western church the type is often known as the Virgin of Tenderness.
Dimensions: 13,5 x 23 cm
Origin: Mount Athos