Icon “Virgin Hodegetria” or “Our Lady of the Way” - iconographer Juvenal Mokritsky
This is a copy of the icon of the Virgin of Hodegetria of the Ukrainian icon painter Juvenaly Mokritsky, who is an outstanding representative of the Ukrainian sacral art of the second half of the 20th century. The icon is stored in the iconostasis of St. Sophia Cathedral in Rome.Hodegetria - that is, "that which indicates the road", the guide, is still translated as "salvation or health". This type of icon with the image of the Virgin, is considered one of the oldest.
The iconiscreated on a traditional wooden base with set oflevkas, 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.