Greek Mother of God or Theotokos Icon, tempera on wood panel with carved arched opening enclosing the Virgin Mary with the Christ child on her lap. Later stained oak frame. 11 1/8" x 6 3/4" overall. 18th century. Provenance: The living estate of Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Shrinkage crack extends full length of image across the Virgin Mary's face, scattered losses to paint. Back refinished.
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