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Holy Virgin with the <br>Infant  - 16th Century                                                                                                                         Holly Virgin with Child (Christ), 16th century
The Virgin Mary   of Bachkovo<br>- 16 century

The Virgin Mary   of Bachkovo
- 16 century

30/25 cm        Tempera on wood

The icon is an exact reproduction of the original which belongs to the Bachkovsky Monastery near the town of Assenovgrad, Southern Bulgaria. It is one of the highest achievements of the Bulgarian medieval icon-painting. The icon boasts on brilliant artistic and psychological qualities. It portrays the love of the Virgin Mary for her Son.