Saint Luke of Crimea
He slept in Simferopol after having served as an Archbishop and doctor selflessly and with sacrificial love.
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He was born in Kerch of Crimaia and grew up in Kiev, where along with his general studies; he also studied Painting and Medicine, specializing on surgery. After the death of his wife, he became a priest and was exiled in Siberia. There he attempted the first kidney transplant from an animal to a human. He was arrested multiple times and was brutally tortured. He slept in Simferopol after having served as an Archbishop and doctor selflessly and with sacrificial love. He was declared a Saint in 1996 while his memory is honored on the 11th of June. The lithographic icon of Saint Luke of Crimea has been placed by the monks who live at the Holy Hut of St. George on Mount Athos, in a wood derivative, which has been worked with wax and resin. By applying high temperature, the wood took this particular shape and its distinctive black color.
This unique work of Byzantine art has been coated with gloss varnish in order to remain unchanged over time.
|Dimensions||20 x 26 cm|