Family icon with Patron Saints


Family icon with Patron Saints

$ 968,36 (850,00 EUR)

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Silk print on canvas | Leaf metal | Solid wood frame | Format 28 x 38.5 cm

Family icon with Patron Saints

This masterpiece was created in the 17th century in order to protect the household and family. It gathers 13 icons in a representative wooden frame. The central theme with the Holy Family, on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, surrounded by 12 Patron Saints: St. George, Archangel Michael, St. Christophorus, St. Dimitrios, St. Antonius, St. Phanourios, Prophet Elias, St. Constantin & Helen, St. Nicholas, St. Katharina, St. Panteleimon end Johannes the Baptizer provide protection and security.

For the reproduction of this masterpiece of icon art, a special screen print technique was used. Over 50 printing steps are necessary to transfer the intensity and density in an authentic manner and absolutely without grids on canvas and wood. The shimmering golden background is achieved with leaf metal. With solid wood frame, format 28 x 38.5 cm. Original: Holy Family, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem. Byzantine Museum, Athens.

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