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It's a wall hung piece, very detailed and colorful byzantine style icon. The icon image is high quality print byzantine style (glossy paper). The icon is made with true iconography colors and it is a copy of a Byzantine icon. 

 

Material: 

9x6.5cm / 3.5x2.5in

20x15cm / 7.9x6in

20x27cm / 7.9x10.6in 

28x38 cm / 11x15 in

 

Icons Layer:

High quality print reproduction.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. 

Theotokos (Deisis-Dionysiou)

€6.00Price
  • Every icon is crafted after your order and the preparation procedure takes about 4-20 business days.. Items will be shipped by registered mail. We shipping worldwide. Shipping time: 10-40 days. Custom fees, VAX, Tax or any delay with the country regulation would be the buyer responsibility.

  • This contemporary Greek icon was painted by N. Lionda and is part of a set of icons called Deisis (which is Greek for “Supplicating”) that shows Christ in the center as Pantocrator (our icon J26) and is flanked on either side by certain Saints, in particular this icon of the Virgin on His right hand and St. John the Baptist on His left (our icon S132).
     

    Traditionally understood, this set of icons expresses why the sons of Zebedee, St. John and St. James, could not be promised to sit on Christ’s right and left hand in His Kingdom, as these places were already reserved (as this Deisis iconographic tradition preserves).  In some Deisis icons there are other Saints such as St. Peter and St. Paul on either side further from the center.  The hands of all the Saints who surround Christ are then lifted up towards Christ as to ask or supplicate for His gracious intercession. 
     

    This icon of the Virgin is unusual in that she is shown on a blue grey background upon which she seems to float almost as if there were clouds.  Central to faith in Christ is delving into the mystery of His relationship with His mother, so may we do this today.

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