Orthodox Saints - Virgin Mary the "Iparhousa" - 14x20cm
This icon is a replica of the Weeping Virgin Mary found in Jerusalem. It was painted in 1995 after a vision in a dream by a Muslim girl who claimed that Virgin Mary visited her in her sleep and instructed her to undertake the creation of an icon in which she has a mourning posture and clothing, her first three fingers are held togerther symbolizing the Holy Triad, and the name of the icon is "Iparhousa" ("Existing"). A few years later (on November 21, 2002) visitors of the church hosting the icon, and on the day of the "Presentation of the Virgin Mary witnessed that the Virgin Mary's eyes appear to be weeping and tears were running down the icon.
This is a traditional Byzantine icon screen-printed reproduction, using a high quality technique with gold leaf and a light glossy finish, mounted on a wood frame. The quality of the reproduction makes it hard to distinguish from the hand painted edition. All paper reproduction icons are also available in our hand painted icon section.
Icon approx. 14 cm x 20 cm (5.5 in x 7.9 in)
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