The touching Neroccio’s Mother of God Icon, tenderly depicts Mary not simply as the Θεοτόκος (the Theotokos, the “God-bearer” – the Mother of God), but just as significantly as a real mother – a new mother who is tenderly holding and caressing her newborn child . This 5.9 x 4 inch icon is reproduction of a painting by Neroccio di Bartolomeo de’ Landi of Siena (1447-1500). This icon is indeed a perfect Christian gift for home chapels or devotional areas.
Neroccio di Bartolomeo de’ Landi
Neroccio di Bartolomeo de’ Landi was an Italian painter and sculptor of the early-Renaissance (Quattrocento) period in Siena. Neroccio’s Mother of God Icon is now on display in the Le musée des Beaux-Arts in Dijon, France.
Icon – Window to the Divine
Icons are traditionally seen as windows or conduits onto the divine; that is, they are beyond mere representation. Through the holiness of the iconographer and the power of the sacred within the pieces themselves, the soul that contemplates an icon is uplifted. This beautiful color icon print on solid wood makes a great centerpiece to any home or chapel, through its depiction of Mary the Mother of God. See the illuminating beauty yourself by bringing this affordable Orthodox icon print into your home or chapel.