Mother of Jesus
Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Byzantine art with this awe-inspiring egg-tempera Hand Painted Byzantine icon of Theotokos, the revered mother of Jesus. Painstakingly created on solid linden wood, this masterpiece showcases the meticulous craftsmanship of the old Byzantine school of iconography.
Following ancient traditions, the icon is painted on the wood that has been expertly layered with linen cloth, carefully coated with chalk primer (gesso), and adorned with Gold 22k gilding. To ensure its timeless beauty endures for generations to come, the icon has been varnished with three layers and specially treated for exceptional durability. At a diameter of 40cm, this extraordinary piece faithfully captures the essence of a revered prototype icon.
Uniquely made to order. Please allow three-four weeks for delivery. Slight variations may occur.
Handmade in Greece.