Friday, September 28, 2018

Holy Mother of God of Constantinople

'Holy Mother of God of Constantinople' . 16" x 10.25" . oil and 22K gold leaf on linen panel
© 2018 kay eneim
sold through The Sacred Art Gallery

One of the oldest images we have of Our Blessed Mother, this image of the 7th century painting from Constantinople is believed to be akin to a portrait of Our Lady as painted by St. Luke.

I felt compelled to paint it.