Russian icon | Mother of God of the Burning Bush

Icon: Mother of God of the Burning Bush B-17

Origin :
Russia
Period :
first half 18th century
Size :
32.2 x 27.5 cm
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In the centre the Mother of God appears with the Christ Child. In the spaces between the triangular points of the red and blue star shapes are angels and archangels, representing divine powers. The symbols of the four evangelists are represented in the points of the red star. In the upper left corner of the icon, Moses and the Burning Bush is shown, the image in the upper right corner refers to the rod of Jesse, in the  lower left the vision of Ezekiel is shown, and finally in the lower right corner Jacob is having the vision of Jacob’s Ladder.