Christ the Ancient of Days Icon
Hand-painted icon of Christ the Ancient of Days. We take time and carefully photograph each icon. Please check out all photos.
Size: 30cm x 21cm x 2.5cm (11.81″ x 8.27″ x 1″)
Materials: tempera, gold leaf, solid plywood panel, varnish
Technique: egg tempera, gilding
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Hand-painted Orthodox icon of Christ the Ancient of Days (Vetkhi Denmi). Very rare depiction of Christ. The original icon is a fresco from the Monastery Patriarchate of Peć, in Kosovo, (Serbia), which is above the narthex entrance door to the Church of the Holy Apostles.
More photos of the Monastery in Pec can be seen here.
More information about the Christ Ancient of Days icon and its meaning can be found here,
About our icons
BlessedMart offers hand-painted religious icons that follow the Russian, Greek, Byzantine and Roman Catholic traditions. We partner with some of the most experienced iconographers in the country. Artists with more than 20 years of experience in modern iconography. Each and every icon that we sell in our online store is absolutely unique! We take several high quality photos of every icon so that our clients can see exactly what they order.
Most of our icons are painted on solid natural wood boards (0.8 inch thick). We offer icons painted on MDF boards as well. The rest of the materials used are strongly individual and depend on the techniques used by every iconographer. In most cases they use tempera, oil or powder paints, varak, gold leaf (foil), varnish and other synthetic materials. Following the Byzantine Art traditions, every icon is layered with a linen cloth, glued and hand sanded to a smooth finish.
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