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Virgin Mary icon Panagia Glykophilousa, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon gold leaf Mother of God, Theotokos Byzantine art wall hanging 38x26cm

Virgin Mary icon Panagia Glykophilousa, Handmade Greek Orthodox icon gold leaf Mother of God, Theotokos Byzantine art wall hanging 38x26cm

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A UNIQUE AND AUTHENTIC HANDMADE PIECE OF ART with the representation of Virgin Mary Glykophilousa adorned with 19k Golden leaf. A wonderful artwork by following the technique instilled in Mount Athos - one of the most beloved pictorial themes.

This wonderful canvas icon has been crafted on solid natural wood and it was carved by hand. The creator of this icon has learned the canonization of Byzantine iconography.


A wonderful image with Virgin Mary / Panagia the Glykophilousa, depicted lovingly holding little Christ in her arms. According to tradition, the original icon of Virgin Mary / Panagia the Glykophilousa was rescued during the iconoclastic period and was transferred to Mount Athos. She allegedly belonged to Victoria, the wife of a senator, who in her attempt to save the icon, threw it in the sea. According to the tradition, the icon sailed upright in the waves until it finally reached the coastline of Monastery of Filotheos in mount Athos, where it was spotted and picked up by the monks of the monastery. On Easter Monday there is a litany of the icon from the Holy Monastery to the spot where it was found. It is worth mentioning that the nickname Glykophilousa is one of about 500 names attributed to the Virgin Mary, which is one of the most beloved figures of the Orthodox Church.


Can be hung on a wall or placed on a flat surface.


The item is sold without the stand depicted.

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