Virgin Orans

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The Virgin is depicted in a standing posture, her hands raised in supplication while the right leg turned slightly outward. Full-length depictions of the Virgin Orans are common in monumental painting and works of sculpture and the minor arts, but seem to be rare in portable icons.
  • Collection: Icons and Wood-Carvings
  • Origin: Thessaloniki, Church of Hypapante
  • Measurement: 56 x 32 cm
  • Exhibit Number: ΒΧΜ 00997