Saint Anne – Gold Plated Lithography – Mount Athos

19.0025.00

Rated 0 out of 5
(be the first to review)

Gold plated lithography with Saint Anne. Saint Anne was the mother of Virgin Mary and is considered the protector of childless couples.

 

Origin: Mount Athos

 

Clear selection

Description

Gold Plated Lithography with Saint Anne

Saint Anne was the mother of Virgin Mary and is considered the protector of childless couples. She holds an important position in the Orthodox religion, while on Mount Athos she is considered one of the most beloved persons, as the mother of the Most Holy Theotokos. According to tradition, Saint Anne was the wife of Joachim and since the couple had no children, she begged God day and night to give them one.  Eventually, their request was granted and God sent an angel telling them that they would have a child whose name would be remembered by all the world. And indeed Saint Anne, who was old and her husband had a baby girl, whom they christened Mariam.

Gold Plated Lithography: Characteristics

This particular icon has been created with the technique of lithography. In addition this icon has been gold plated and as a result the quality and overall aesthetics of the work is being upgraded and it also has embossed letters a technique done entirely by hand. Monks are learning the technique of lithography at iconography workshops at Mount Athos so they can create with love and patience these excellent artworks. At this icon the monk used a lithographic copy of Byzantine art to create this artwork. He also applied the process of artificial maturation by hand to give this icon unique aesthetic value.

 

Origin: Mount Athos

 

Additional information

WeightN/A
CHOOSE DIMENSION

,

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Saint Anne – Gold Plated Lithography – Mount Athos”