Antique Icon of Sophia, the Wisdom of God

Antique icon of Sophia, the Wisdom of God, painted by the anonymous master in the late 17th century. It depicts a red-faced winged angel – Sophia, the Wisdom of God – sitting on a throne, with the Mother of God to the right and John the Baptist to the left. The angel is a representation of Jesus Christ as Holy Wisdom. Throne of the Second Coming (The Hetoimasia) and Christ as the Head of the Church are depicted above the angel. This beautiful icon is in the collection of the Rybinsk State History, Architecture and Art Museum-Preserve.

Antique Icon of Sophia, the Wisdom of God

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