Oldest known Orthodox Icon of Christ written in the 6th Century at Mt Sinai Monastery. The perspective in an Icon is made from the viewers point of view. It is as if you are looking at the Bible Jesus is holding, you are part of an Icon in this way. Nice
Gnadenbild Maria The miraculous image of Mary venerated in the basilica of St Matthias (Matthew) in Trier, Germany. The official name of the image is Seat of Wisdom, a Marian title from the Litany of Loreto. The painting was inspired by the icon of the Madonna Salus Populi Romani in Rome, which is considered a true portrait of Mary.