Hagiography with Gold – Saint George | Mount Athos

350,00

The icon has been worked entirely by hand and its gold background is adorned with genuine gold leaf. In this portable icon, that was created by monks who live at the cell of Saint Makarii on Mount Athos, Saint George is depicted young, beardless, with curly hair and a heavy armor.
Dimensions: 32 x 26 x 2.5 cm

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Description

Hagiography with Gold depicting Saint George

In this portable icon, that was created by monks who live at the cell of Saint Makarii on Mount Athos, Saint George is depicted young, beardless, with curly hair and a heavy armor.

He is holding a sword with his left hand and a spear with his right one. For the creation of the face, intense bright lines and tones were used that express at the same time the impetuous and turbulent motion of the saint.

A unique handmade hagiography that is adorned with gold leaf!

The icon has been worked entirely by hand and its gold background is adorned with genuine gold leaf. This unique work of Byzantine art is readily available from Mount Athos Products Exhibition.

 

Origin: Holy Cell of Saint Makarii, Mount Athos (Agion Oros)
Dimensions: 32 x 26 x 2.5 cm

Additional information

Weight 1.50 kg
Dimensions 2.5 x 26 x 32 cm