This icon comes from the town of Lisco, modern Poland. During the "Wisla" operation, the icon was transported by migrants to the city of Stryi in the Lviv region. The icon was famous for numerous healings of the blind, mentally and physically ill. The icon belongs to the disciples. 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, and is the most common type of the Theotokos icon
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.