There is a beautiful legend that surrounds one of the ancient Byzantine icons. The icon disappeared during the war in13th century but was discovered crossing the sea in Greece. One starry night a hermit heard a beautiful voice calling from the sea. He called monks, and they retrieved the icon from the water and later, built a monastery in its name. Nowadays, the icon is in a private collection in Germany. This legend was the inspiration for “Mother and Child crossing the sea”.
“Mother and Child crossing the sea” was a finalist of 2016 ANL Maritime Art Exhibition and Awards in Melbourne.
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