Russian icon of the Mother of God the Virgin Mary, XIX century, height – 53 cm.

The image of the Virgin Mary is represented in the composition of the Deesis composition. The Mother of God is depicted on the icon without the baby Christ in a prayerful address to her Son. In the left hand of the Mother of God holds an unfolded scroll of prayer for the souls of sinners which reads “Ruler Most Gracious Lord Jesus Christ…”.