Icon of Our Lady of Tenderness

The beautiful icon of Our Lady of Tenderness, created in the 12th century by an anonymous icon painter. This type of the Mother of God icons belongs to the Eleusa icon style distinguished by the depiction of the Virgin Mary with the Infant Christ nestled against His mother’s cheek. Thus, Our Lady of Tenderness is characterized by the expression of tenderness and compassion. It shows love between mother and child, and at the same time love of God He is giving to us.

Our Lady of Tenderness

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