Lithography • Hagiography – The Hospitality of Abraham | Mount Athos


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Discover a unique artwork depicting the Hospitality of Abraham which has been crafted by the well known hagiographer Nectarios Nestos. He has been taught the art of hagiography close to well known hagiographers – Monks on Mount Athos.

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The Hospitality of Abraham – History of the icon

The Hospitality of Abraham is an icon that refers to the event detailed in Gen 18, when three men appeared at Abraham’s tent next to the Oaks of Mamre near Hebron. Abraham provided hospitality to these three men who had suddenly appeared and acted in unison, speaking as one. When they had been given a meal, the three men promised Abraham that he and his wife Sarah would have a child within a year. It was then that Abraham and Sarah realized that they had entertained angels without knowing it and had heard the will of God!

Hagiography the Hospitality of Abraham – Composition

The creator of the synthesis by faithfully following the technique of icon painting and artificial aging as it was taught to him on Mount Athos created the handmade details of this multicolored lithograph.

The artwork is available exclusively via the Mount Athos Products exhibition.

Lithography the Hospitality of Abraham from Mount Athos

Lithography Hagiography the Hospitality of Abraham has been crafted with outmost fidelity to the prototype. It has been handcrafted and is covered with pure beeswax in order to remain unchanged over time passage. It strictly follows the Athonite style.


Origin: Mount Athos


Discover unique multicolored lithographs from Mount Athos which are made by the famous Greek hagiographer Nectarios Nestos who has been taught the art of iconography close to well known hagiographer – Monks.

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Weight0.95 kg


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