Virgin Mary Sweetness of Angels – Engraved Serigraph – Mount Athos

Engraved serigraph with the representation of Virgin Mary Sweetness of Angels. A beautiful icon with Virgin Mary who looks like She is placed on a throne.

 

Origin: Mount Athos

Dimensions: 17 x 24 cm

 

 

Description

Engraved Serigraph with Virgin Mary Sweetness of Angels

An engraved serigraph with the representation of Virgin Mary Sweetness of Angels. Virgin Mary looks like She is placed on a throne as She holds small Christ. The adoration and respect for the Virgin Mary gave her a great number of names. It is estimated that Theotokos has about 500 epithets depending on the way She was painted, the place where Her churches and monasteries are or even from traditions. The epithet Sweetness of Angels means that Virgin Mary is the one who brought joy to angels and the whole world when she gave birth to Jesus Christ.

Engraved Serigraph: Characteristics

Engraved serigraph with Virgin Mary Sweetness of Angels. The engraved iconographies incorporate a special technique, which gives the icon an exceptional aesthetic style. Serigraph is a very popular technique in iconography and is used in many iconography workshops, including those of Mount Athos. In fact at iconographies that are made with this particular technique monks are using both modern and traditional methods. In addition, this particular serigraph is crafted with exceptional quality materials so it remains intact and with bright colours.

 

Origin: Mount Athos

Dimensions: 17 x 24 cm