Anthony the Great Hand-painted Icon
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A painted icon of Saint Anthony the Great. St Anthony holds a scroll in his hand, which reads, "I no longer fear God but love him."
The inscription on this icon can be made in any language.
A Brief Life Story Of the Saint
Saint Anthony was born in Egypt in the 3rd century CE. When his parents died, the saint gave his property away to the poor and went to live in the desert where he spent more than thirty years in seclusion and constant prayer. Saint Anthony is the founder of eremitic monasticism. The Church calls him great for his hard work and ascetic feats.
This icon is painted using the following materials:
- Tempera paints
- Lime, pine, or alder board
- Colored wax
- Gold leaf
- Linseed oil
- Hide glue
- Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic)
This icon of St Anthony the Great is available in the following sizes:
- 16.5×21.5 cm
- 19×25 cm
- 23.5×31 cm
- 27×35 cm
- 30×41 cm
- 40×52 cm
This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel. The margins, the halo, the background, and other elements of this icon are covered with gold leaf.
Price & Deadlines
The final price of the icon of Saint Anthony 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.
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