This is St Brendan of Clonfert , an Isaint of the united church. He is honored on both eastern and western tradition. Moreover he is one of the most venerated Saints of Ireland. He is pictured here wearing a travelling mantle and holding a ship whilewith the right hand he is making the blessing gesture.
The material sued for the icon are:
- a gessoed wooden panel.
- The medium we used was egg tempera applied
- 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 the irish Saint will be gift-wrapped along with some little extras from our shop.