Flight into Egypt

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A painted icon of the Flight into Egypt. St Joseph fled to Egypt with Mary and infant son Jesus after a visit by the Magi, because they learned that King Herod intended to kill the infants of that area.

Materials

  • Natural wooden board (lime, pine, alder) with oak splines
  • cloth from low-count fabric (linen, canvas)
  • gesso
  • acrylic / tempera paints
  • gold leaf of various hues
  • tinted wax
  • linseed oil
  • hide glue
  • varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic).

Sizes

Available in the following sizes:
  • 30×41 cm.
  • 40×52 cm.

Decorated with gold-plating of the background, the margins and the halo. The icon may also be decorated with a thin metal sheet with wrought ornaments or an oklad made from tin foil.

The price and the time it will take to paint such an icon are negotiated in advance and depend on its size, complexity, decorations, and gold content. This icon is consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent

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