Nativity of the Virgin icon
Saint Joachim looks on as Saint Anna rests on her touch and takes refreshments from her handmaids, after the birth of the Holy Virgin Mary. Midwives prepare to bathe the newborn child. The newborn Mary appears again in the lower righthand corner of the icon, resting in her cradle&mdas;an example of a traditional device in Byzantine iconography, where the same person can be shown more than once in one icon scene. Our Biblical icons depicting the Great Feasts come in a full range of plaque and print sizes, from 4" to 60" tall.
We encourage you to discover and learn more about our Blessed Mary Icons and icons of the Great Feasts.