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This Russian icon is by Viktor Vasnetsov. It’s called "The Mother of God with the Infant Christ" and it’s found in the apse of the Cathedral of St. Vladimir, Kiev. I found it in the wonderful book Russian Design and the Fine Arts, 1750-1917 by Evgenia Kirichenko.
Madonna - St Vladimir's Cathedral, Kiev.
Victor Vasnetsov. The Virgin and the Child. Detail. Olga's Gallery.
"Never be afraid OF LOVING the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did." - St. Maximilian Kolbe
Madonna - Mary & Jesus 103 by Waiting For The Word, via Flickr
Madonna - Mary & Jesus 39 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Margaret Tarrant; I love the idea of Mary doing normal daily activities with Baby Jesus. So sweet. Such a role model to me. ♥
Nativity of Jesus Christ - Medjugorje WebSite
Madonna - Mary & Jesus 38 by Waiting For The Word, via Flickr
Madonna - Mary & Jesus 06 by Waiting For The Word, via Flickr
I have this beautiful picture of Mary and Baby Jesus. It is so beautiful!
Madonna - Mary & Jesus 67 by Waiting For The Word, via Flickr
Madonna - Mary & Jesus 88 | Flickr - Beautiful painting.
Love's Pure Light - Mother Mary and baby Jesus by artist Kathy Lawrence
Mary & Jesus with modern day children. Cicely Mary Barker (28 June 1895 – 16 February 1973).