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Hand Painted Holy Icon - Descent from the Cross

Hand Painted Holy Icon - Descent from the Cross

Regular price €550,00 EUR
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Hand-written (painted) holy icon - Descent from the Cross, copy of the icon XVII century. This sophisticated icon copy boasts intricate brushwork and fine details, perfect for adding a touch of classic beauty to any home. It's sure to make a luxurious statement.

  • hand-painted on hardwood using oil paints
  • gilded with golden leaves 23.99 karat
  • provided with tapered and dove-tailed battens inserted into the back (like icons from the 12th to 15th centuries)
  • to preserve the longevity of the icon covered several times with emulsion, and after completion covered with preservative material (i.e. varnish)

Beautiful hand-painted icon of Descent from the Cross. The icon features metal hook for hanging.

Size: 40cm x 27cm x 2cm
Materials: oil paintgolden leaves, hard wood, varnish
Technique: oli paint, gilded

The Descent from the Cross, or Deposition of Christ, is the scene of taking Christ down from the cross after his crucifixion (John 19, John 19:38–42). In Byzantine art the topic became popular in the 9th century, and in the West from the 10th century. The Descent from the Cross is the 13th Station of the Cross, and is also the sixth of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Style: HP-Icon74

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Due to the fact that we are a small family workshop, we have limited storage capacity. Most of our orders are made on the spot, immediately after paying for the order by the customer. Due to the above and taking into account the fact that our icons are made entirely by hand, the average lead time is 2 weeks plus delivery time.
In the case of icons made on special order, this time may be extended.
Some of our icons are available immediately, if you have any questions please contact us:


    It is possible to personalize Our Hand Painted Icons. In most of our icons you can choose the technique of production, such as the use of gold leaf or schagmetal. There is also the possibility of making an icon entirely to order ...

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    We offer services to businesses (gift shops, bookstores, monastery stores) that would like to purchase from our goods, either once but large quantities, or repeatedly with even few items.

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