Unique hand painted Greek icon of Saint Michael fighting with the devil

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Seller: hionades75 (263) 100%, Location: kalampaka, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 273555951130 Unique hand painted icon of Saint Michael fighting with the devil Dimentions: 27x19 cm (10,6x7,6 inches) Technique: Egg tempera on wood, gesso, gold leaf, varnish Provenance: Meteora, Greece, This is a unique hand painted Greek icon of Saint Michael fighting with the devil painted in a traditional studio of iconography in Metera, Greece.It is an icon which expresses very good the spirit of icons of the 19th century. The icon is painted according to the traditional byzantine technique on fir tree wood prepared with gesso with the technique of egg tempera in wich have been used true pigments as blue of lapis lazuli, green of malachite ecc. mixed with yolk egg and vinegar. The halo of the Saint Michael is gilt with gold leaf 22 karats and at the end of the painting has been put varnish. The icons has certficate signed and sealed by the artist. The icon depicts Saint Michael fighting with the devil. Saint Michael is the most important Archangel and he is very venerated by the christians who they consider him as protector against the attacks of the devil . Shipping world wide, you can email me for more information Condition: Very good, Material: Wood, gesso, paints, gold leaf, Provenance: Greece

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