BK-07-03 Icon of St George the Victory-Bearer

$475.00
In stock
SKU
BK-07-03_13

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A painted icon of St George the Victory-Bearer.

Saint George is shown as a mounted warrior who strikes a serpent with his spear. This way of depicting him is based on a legend, according to which St George rescued inhabitants of a certain town from death. This legend is often interpreted as an allegorical representation of a triumph over the devil embodied by the serpent. It is worth noting that St George holds his spear with ease and does not strain his muscles before piercing the enemy. It means that the saints does not rely on his own power but instead, it is God who directs his hand, while he is but a tool, an instrument for God's will.

Materials

This icon is painted using the following materials:

  • Acrylic paints
  • Lime, alder, or pine board
  • Gesso
  • Colored wax
  • Gold leaf
  • Linseed oil
  • Hide glue
  • Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic)

Size

This icon of St George the Victory-Bearer is available in several sizes:

  • 19×25 cm
  • 23.5×31 cm
  • 27×35 cm
  • 30×41 cm
  • 40×52 cm

Decorations

This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel. Various shades of gold are used for decorating some elements of this icon. It is also decorated with gold-plating of the halo and other elements.

This icon can be additionally adorned with wrought silver, a metal or textile oklad, precious and semiprecious gemstones. We recommend placing this icon in an opening or a non-opening icon case to protect it from humidity fluctuations and dust.

Price & Deadlines

The cost of this icon and the time it will take to make it are negotiable, depending on its size and the complexity of its design.

Once it is ready, the icon will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

More Information
ImageSaints
Paints Typeacrylic
Minimum size, cm19×25 cm
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