Icon “Our Lady of Czestochowa”

Workshop of St. Anthony

  • $69.00


This is a copy of an icon “Our Lady of Chestochowa”. The icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa has been intimately associated with Poland for the past 600 years. Its history prior to its arrival in Poland is shrouded in numerous legends which trace the icon's origin to St. Luke who painted it on a cedar table top from the house of the Holy Family. While the Virgin of Czestohowa is generally viewed as a "Polish" icon, it is very popular among Orthodox Christians .The icon, also known as the is also very popular among the Haitian people. The Częstochowa icon is also called the Queen of Poland as a sign of deep respect.

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.

COMES WITH THE CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.

 

OUR TECHNIQUE

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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