Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing – Red Background
Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing has been crafted on natural wood which has undergone artificial aging. The icon stands out thanks to its unique red background.
VIRGIN MARY ON AGED WOOD WITH RED BACKGROUND
The type of Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing is highlighted by the decoration of the halo of Theotokos and Christ with flowers. The decorative flowers have been inspired by the standards of older Mt Athos craftsmen. They used to add rich color flowers in the strict character of the Byzantine art.
Father Pefkis – one of the best Greek hagiographers
Father Pefkis, former student of the Athonite Ecclesiastical Academy at Mount Athos, has studied near leading monks – teachers. He attributes, in the hagiographies that he creates, the culmination of the knowledge that he has collected during his tenure there. In this specific icon, the tight embrace of Virgin Mary with Jesus Christ, make the Mother of God turn her face slightly to the right.
Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing – Composition & Materials Used
The artwork Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing has been crafted on natural wood which has undergone artificial aging. The icon stands out thanks to its unique red background.
Origin: Father Pefkis Hagiography Workshop
|Dimensions||13.5 × 17 cm|