Russian Icon of Jesus Christ “Weep Not for Me Mother”

Antique Russian icon of Jesus Christ, known as “Weep Not for Me Mother” or “Do Not Cry for Me, Mother…” (late 18th – early 19th century), from the collection of the Sverdlovsk Regional Museum of Local Lore in Yekaterinburg. The icon depicts the Mother of God holding Christ’s naked body raising from a tomb. Jesus is shown with a lowered head and closed eyes. Part of the Cross appears in the background.

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