This is Panaghia the Guide. The Icon of Holy Odegetria. The name of the icon derives from the hand gesture of the All- Holy mother pointing, “guiding” us towards the Son of God. The Christ Child is affectionately looking to His mother, blessing.
- a gessoed wooden panel.
- The medium we used was egg tempera applied in
- The painting is sealed with shellac and finally varnished on top to last.-
- The background of the icon is covered with copper gold and treated with a special organic dye in order to acquire an antique patina.
The icon of All Holy Theotokos and Christ will be gift-wrapped along with some little extras from our shop.