Icon: The Virgin of the Don. The Hexameron and Selected Saints- The Virgin of the Don belongs to the Byzantine Eleousa type (The Virgin of Tenderness). Place: Russia Date: - early century Technique: tempera on panel and gilding Dimensions: cm
Byzantine painting, the late century Virgin and Child known as the Kahn Madonna (National Gallery of Art, Washington). The work is said to reflect the Italian influence being felt in the Byzantine world at this time.