Three Maries at the Tomb of Christ, original icon painted in egg tempera and gilded with gold leaf on seasoned hardwood.
Read the full title Three Maries at the Tomb of Christ, original icon painted in egg tempera and gilded with gold leaf on seasoned hardwood.
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Materials: 24 ct gold leaf, lapis lazuli, malachite, chrysocolla, vermillion, French Ochre Havanna, ivory black, titanium white, yellow ochre maimeri, caput mortuum, hardwood
Height: 20 centimetres
Width: 14.5 centimetres
Depth: 2.5 centimetres
This original icon is hand painted in egg tempera with jewel colours including semi-precious mineral pigments of malachite and lapis lazuli. It has been gilded with 24carat gold and painted in the traditional icon style on hand-gessoed seasoned hardwood.
This is a small icon, 20cm tall by 14.5cm wide by 2.5cm deep. It has been varnished and is ready to hang.
The image is based on the Romanesqe 12th century St Alban's Psalter. The illumination depicts the awe of the women, referred to as the 'Three Maries' in the manuscript, who find the empty tomb of Christ on the first Easter morning. The icon depicts the angel communicating the profound message of Good News to the three women, whilst only one of the sleeping soldiers is awake to witness the angel seated above him, by the empty tomb.
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Ronnie's a wonderful communicator, as well as being a wonderfully skilled artist. The fine details on this gorgeous icon are breath-taking, as are the rich, jewel colours!! A true, true treasure - I am honoured to take care of it x
a great addition to my collection
great addition to my collection
Absolutely Incredible Icon! So beautiful! A Magnificent Work of Sacred Art! What a Gifted Artist! Blessings and Much Gratitude!
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