IMP-07-01 Icon of the Saint Ambrose of Optina

$290.00
In stock
SKU
IMP-07-01_1

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A handpainted icon of St Ambrose of Optina.

Commemorated on June 27/July 10, October 10/23, October 11/24 (Synaxis of the Holy Elders of Optina).

Materials

This icon is painted using the following materials:

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

Size

This icon of St Ambrose of Optina is available in several sizes:

  • 14.5×19.5 cm
  • 16.5×21.5 cm
  • 19×25 cm
  • 23.5×31 cm
  • 27×35 cm
  • 30×41 cm
  • 40×52 cm

Decorations

This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel.  It is decorated with gold-plating of the halos, the background, the margins, and other elements. The halo is decorated with chiseling on gesso. 

This icon can be additionally adorned with wrought silver, a metal or textile oklad, precious and semiprecious gemstones.

We recommend placing this icon in an opening or a non-opening icon case.

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 of St Ambrose of Optina will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

More Information
ImageSaints
Paints Typeacrylic / tempera
Minimum size, cm14.5×19.5 cm
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