simplyorthodox: The beautiful Orthodox Icon of the Mother of God “Assuage my sorrow”. This is a wonderworking icon. Copies of the “Assuage my Sorrows” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos are to be found in churches of Moscow and other cities. The icon is commemorated on January 25, on September 25 and October 9.
Saint Nicholas, from four icons from a pair of doors (panels), possibly part of a polyptych, early 15th century. Made in Crete? Byzantine. Tempera and gold on wood; 10 13/16 × 7 3/8 x 5/16 in. (27.4 x 18.8 × 0.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Mary and Michael Jaharis Gift, 2013 (2013.980d)