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Code: GE452
Available Dimensions
  • 62x52 cm || 24 13/32 x 20 15/32 "
Description The Birth of Jesus Christ is an image included within the Twelve Feasts (the twelve most important celebrations of Orthodoxy). Located in the Holy Monastery of Stavronikita on Mount Athos and it is included within the artworks of the famous monk-painter Theophanes, founder of the Cretan School.

Handmade icon, crafted in the traditional method of the Byzantine hagiography, on canvas with egg tempera; the image is coated with pure silver, locally gilded. It has been decorated with enamel and Swarovski crystals.