Encaustic Collage of Black Madonna and icons with antique prints by Flora Calabrese
Cosmic Pears
Encaustic Collage
6x6x1
2013

Encaustic collage piece using an antique botanical print and a Russian icon known as 'The Mother of the Sign' (c. 1200's) holy card, both printed in the late 1800's. This is a very ancient and powerful icon; she is a symbol of wholeness.