Russian painted icon, Saint George measuring 14x11cm. THis is one of the most popular icons of the Russian iconography.
This icon represents the legend of Saint George who killed a dragon that was forcing the citizen to feed him their babies. The king's daughter, Elisabe, was meant to be one of these babies but Saint George appeared on a white horse and killed the beast with a spear.
George is the symbol of the battle against Evil which every man has to fight.
Handmade and hand painted following the principles of the Russian icon schools, this icon is coated with gold leaf on lime wood.
It is delivered in a box with certificate of authenticity.
- Model: IC090243
- Shipping Weight: 0.3Kg
- Materials: Wood, levkas, gold leaf
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 14 cm
- Width: 11 cm
- Height: 5.51 in
- Width: 4.33 in