• Sourcing Solutions
  • Services & Membership
  • Help & Community

Quick Details

  • Type: Handpainted
  • Style: Traditional
  • Subjects: religious icons
  • Frame: No
  • Medium: egg tempera
  • Original: Yes
  • Support Base: wood-canvas
  • Place of Origin: Greece
  • Brand Name: Adamantia's art icon
  • Model Number: 30
  • Copy of icon from Byz.Museum Athens: The background is gilded with real gold sheetsgold
  • Hand painted on wood panel 47X67cm: All Haloes are gilded with real gold sheets
  • Gold leaves on clothes & plants: Depth of wood is 3cm

Packaging & Delivery

Packaging Details The icon shall be wrapped with soft foil, in hard carton box
Delivery Time 30 days

Specifications

Religious handpainted icon on wood and frescoes on canvas with eggyolk and goldleaves 24k according orthodox traditional rules.

TECHNIQUE


I prepare and paint the icons following the traditional rules of Byzantine Art.At first I have a well dried canvas with glue. After that I prepare a mix which contains bone glue, water and chalk power. This must be laid down with a brush in 6-8 layers.After the surface is complete drying, the wood is polished very fine with emery paper.Then I draw the icon for the gilding. I put 4-5 layers of bolos. When the bolos is drying I start the gilding of gold leaves with a solution containing water and glue. When the gilding surface is ready it polished with a special agate stone. This gilding called burnished – gold and requires time and experience. The gilding surface seems like a jewel. Then I start painting with tempera pigments (egg yolk). The first layer (proplasmos) is made of the darkest colors of the icon.
The other layers go from dark to the light colors until the final lightest colors.
After several days, when the colors are very well dried, follows the varnish which protects the icon against dust and water.

Transaction History of the Supplier

Below is the information about the supplier's transactions conducted via Alibaba.com. If you require further details regarding the transaction data, please contact the supplier directly.

Transaction Overview

Transactions

Transaction Details

This supplier has completedtransactions with buyers from .

Shipping Destination
Transaction Value
Transaction Date
Email to this supplier
The supplier supports Trade Assurance – A free service that protects your orders from payment to delivery.
Supplier's Trade Assurance Limit: US $
Learn More