Byzantine icon, St. Michael on horseback, hand painted in Russia.
This icon is hand painted in Russia with the technique of egg tempera on a gold leaf background. It's painted by local artists following the antique iconographic techniques of the Byzantine art.
Saint Michael: his name means "who is like God".
Michael is mentioned in the Book of Daniel as a great prince and he is the leader of the Kingdom of Israel.
In the New Testament Michael leads God's armies against Satan's forces in the Book of Revelation, where during the war in heaven he defeats Satan.
In iconography he is represented standing with armour and sword, on horseback with spear, trumpet, thurible and scale, leading the celestial army and defeating Satan.
Delivered in an elegant blue velvet box with satin insides, with certificate of origin and authenticity.
- Model: IC090148
- Shipping Weight: 2Kg
- Materials: Wood, egg tempera, gold leaf
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 31 cm
- Width: 26 cm
- Height: 12.2 in
- Width: 10.24 in