IMP-03-01/9 Icon of Holy Martyr Warus

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A half-length painted icon of Holy Martyr Warus. He was a soldier who suffered for Christ, which is why he is portrayed holding a cross in his right hand and a sword in his left hand.

Short Biography

Saint Warus was a military commander during the rule of Roman Emperor Diocletian. He kept is faith in secret and visited Christians in prison. When one of them died of wounds, St Warus decided to stand before court instead of him. He openly professed to be a Christian and was martyred to death.

Materials

This icon is painted using the following materials:

  • Acrylic or tempera paints
  • Lime, alder, or pine board with oak splines
  • Low-count fabric
  • Gesso
  • Colored wax
  • Gold leaf
  • Linseed oil
  • Hide glue
  • Varnish

Size

Available in the following sizes:

  • 14.5×19.5 cm
  • 16.5×21.5 cm
  • 19×25 cm
  • 23.5×31 cm
  • 27×35 cm.

Decorations

Decorated with gold-plating of the halo,the background, the cross in the saint's hand, several other elements of the icon. This icon of St Warus may be additionally adorned with wrought silver, a metal or textile oklad, gemstones in casts. 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, decorations, complexity of its composition, gold-plating. Once it is ready, the icon will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

More Information
SKU IMP-03-01/9
Image Saints
Minimum size, cm 14.5×19.5
Paints Type acrylic / tempera
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