IMP-04-01-14 Mother of God of Three Hands

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A painted icon of the Mother of God of Three Hands.

The icon of Theotokos of Three Hands is known since the 9ᵗʰ century. It received its name thanks to a silver image of a human hand ― a gift, which St John of Damascus gave to the Mother of God, thanking her for her miracle.

Commemorated on July 11 and July 25.

Materials

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)

Size

This icon is available in several sizes:

  • 16.5×21.5 ㎝
  • 19×25 ㎝
  • 23.5×31 ㎝
  • 27×35 ㎝
  • 30×41 ㎝
  • 40×52 ㎝

Decorations

This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel. The background, halos, and other elements of the icon are decorated with various shades of gold leaf. 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-04-01-14
Image Mother of God
Minimum size, cm 16.5×21.5
Paints Type acrylic / tempera
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