St Monica of Hippo icon. The Mother of St Augustine is painted as a strong confident woman of African origin. The mediun is eggtempera as in the byzantine technique and bright colors.
The painting is executed in eggtempera the materials used for the creation of the piece are:
- A beautifully carved frame
- A specially prepared, with gesso, wooden board
- Egg tempera that is an emulsion made by egg yolk and vinegar
- Shellac and resin varnish to seal the colors
- A metal hanger
The painting is complemented some extras from our shop and its own gift wrapping.