IMP-03-01/12 Theodore of Amasea
A painted icon of St Theodore Tyro, venerated in the Orthodox Church as a great martyr. The saint is portrayed in a military dress, with a sword and a spear, as well as a soldier's coat on his shoulders.
Tyro means a new recruit in Latin. St Theodore was a Roman soldier from Amasea (a town in Asia Minor) who refused to perform a sacrifice to pagan gods and confessed Christ as his Savior. He was imprisoned but remained adamant even during torture and death.
This icon is painted using the following materials:
- Acrylic or tempera paints
- Lime, alder, or pine board with oak splines
- Low-count fabric
- Colored wax
- Gold leaf
- Linseed oil
- Hide glue
- Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic)
Available in several sizes ranging from 14.5×19.5 cm to 27×35 cm.
Decorated with gold-plating of the halo and the background; gold painting on the vestments; chiseling on gesso. This icon of St Theodore Tyro may be adorned with wrought silver, an 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.