Antique Icon of the Theotokos of Smolensk by Dionisius

Antique icon of the Theotokos of Smolensk, also known as Virgin Hodegetria. This version was painted in 1482 by Dionisius, the most prominent icon painter of the Moscow school. The icon depicts the Mother of God holding the Child Christ and pointing to Him as the source of salvation for all humankind. Virgin Hodegetria is one of the most venerated icons in the Orthodox Church, with a great number of copies around the world.


Antique Icon of the Theotokos of Smolensk by Dionisius

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