Traveling Icon “Our Lady of Czestochowa”
This is a copy of an icon “Our Lady of Chestochowa”. The icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa has been intimately associated with Poland for the past 600 years. Its history prior to its arrival in Poland is shrouded in numerous legends which trace the icon's origin to St. Luke who painted it on a cedar table top from the house of the Holy Family. While the Virgin of Czestohowa is generally viewed as a "Polish" icon, it is very popular among Orthodox Christians .The icon, also known as the is also very popular among the Haitian people. The Częstochowa icon is also called the Queen of Poland as a sign of deep respect.
Size 6.5cm x 11cm (2.5’’ x 4.3’’)
Made in Ukraine