Hand-Painted Icon of St John the Forerunner

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A painted icon of Saint John the Forerunner and Baptist.

The saint is depicted holding a scroll in his hand, which reads, "Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is nigh."

Commemorated on March 9, June 7 (uncovering of his holy head), and July 7 (the saint's birthday).


This icon is painted using the following materials:

  • Tempera paints
  • Lime, alder, or pine board
  • Gesso
  • Colored wax
  • Gold leaf
  • Linseed oil
  • Hide glue
  • Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic)


This icon of St John the Forerunner is available in several sizes:

  • 19.5×25 cm
  • 23.5×31 cm
  • 27×35 cm
  • 30×41 cm
  • 40x52 cm


This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel. The background is decorated with gold leaf. This icon can be additionally adorned with wrought metal, a metal or textile oklad, precious and semiprecious gemstones. We recommend placing this icon in an opening or a non-opening icon case to protect it from humidity fluctuations and dust. The inscription on the icon can be written in any language.

Price & Deadlines

The cost of this icon and the time it will take to make it are negotiable, depending on its size and the complexity of its design. Once it is ready, the icon will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

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