IMP-05-07-8 Mother of God the Hodegetria

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A painted Hodegetria (Showing the Way) icon of the Mother of God.

Feast day August 10. 


This icon is painted using the following materials:

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


This icon of the Mother of God is available in several sizes:

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


This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel and is covered with various shades of gold leaf. The halos of the Theotokos and Baby Jesus are decorated with chiseling on gesso.

It can be additionally adorned with wrought silver, a metal or a textile oklad, precious and semiprecious gemstones. We recommend putting this icon into an opening or a non-opening icon case.

Price & Deadlines

The final price of the icon of the Mother of God and the time it will take to paint it depend on its size and the complexity of its decoration.

Once this icon is painted, it will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

More Information
SKU IMP-05-07-8
Image Mother of God
Minimum size, cm 19×25
Paints Type acrylic / tempera
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