Icon “Our Lady of the Way” Hodegetria Lvivska (XIII сent.)

Workshop of St. Anthony

  • $69.00

"Lviv Mother of God" was painted in 1360, it belongs to the Elderly, and is the oldest icon in Lviv. Hodegetria - that is, "that which indicates the road", the guide, is still translated as "salvation or health". The main significance of this image is the coming to the world of the Heavenly King and Judge and the worship of the Lord's infant. The Mother of God is the protector of the offended, guard against the evil of the enemies, and the earthly, and the hell.

Size 6.7’’ х 9’’ (17cm х 23cm)

Size 9’’ х 13’’ (23cm х 33cm)

Size 13’’ х 18’’ (33cm х 46cm)

HANDMADE. The thickness of wood 2 cm (0.79’’)

Made In Ukraine.




The icon is created on a traditional wooden base with set of levkas, a chalk-based natural glue, and a painted background. The icon is printed on a silk canvas and the final details are hand-painted by the iconographer. High-quality icon, with bright colors and the icon, seems like a hand-painted icon. Upon completion of the transcription, a few finishing touches are incorporated following special techniques of the St. Pantaleon monastery. Icons that are made in our workshop all come with a certificate bearing our seal, attesting to their originality and the authenticity of our technology. Only a certificate and seal can be a guarantee of the high and long-standing quality of our icons.

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