038-XC Christ the Pantocrator
A lacquered icon of Christ the Pantocrator. The original of this icon is a Byzantine icon of the XII-XIII century, currently stored in Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos. The Pantocrator is the chief representation of Christ in iconography. Jesus is depicted as the King and the Judge. He holds a scroll in his left hand and blesses the faithful with his right hand. The most ancient such image is the icon of Christ the Pantocrator from Mt Sinai, which dates back to the VI century. This lacquered icon of Christ the Pantocrator is made in a workshop of St Elisabeth Convent and has several sizes to choose from. A high-quality printed image is glued to a wooden board and covered with a layer of transparent lacquer.