Russian hand painted icon, Mother of God Odighitra with red mantle 6x9cm.
This icon is a representation of the Holy Virgin Odighitra, and it's hand painted in Russia following the antique iconographic techniques of the Byzantine tradition.
"Odighitra" means She who shows the way, and this way is her son Jesus.
This is among the most ancient known icons.
This small icon is very refined, hand made by the painters of the Russian school of Palekh.
Everything is perfect even in the smallest details.
Hand-painted on wood with egg tempera and gold leaf, following the antique iconographic techniques of the Russian Church.
The images are painted on canvas then transferred on wood.
Delivered with certificate of origin.
- Model: IC090133
- Shipping Weight: 0.1Kg
- Materials: Wood, tempera, gold leaf
- Origin: Russia
- Height: 9 cm
- Width: 6 cm
- Height: 3.54 in
- Width: 2.36 in