The grandparents of our Lord Jesus Christ, Joachim and Anna or Anne, are often referred to as the "ancestors of God," and are seen here embracing before the Temple. This is a reproduction of a 15th century Russian icon from the Novgorod School, on wood.
Sizes are approximate
This reproduction print is mounted on a wood plank as is tradtional for the Byzantine style.
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