Icons from Manuscripts

Egg tempera painting of the nativity on vellum

Armenian Nativity painted in egg tempera on stretched vellum, mounted and set in a  mahogany frame with UV protective artglass. This is based on a 13th Century manuscipt, gilding in 24k gold on raised gesso. Pigments: Vermillion, lapis lazuli, azurite, caput mortuum, English red light, yellow ochre maimeri, terre verte, ivory black, titanium white. £775. More about how this was painted here

 

Icon painting of Mary Magdalen and Disciples on the first easter on hardwood.

Mary Magdalene announces the Resurrection of Christ to the Disciples Image based on the 12th Century St Alban’s Psalter. Gilded with 24k gold leaf, W 14.5 x 20cm x2.5cm. Icon painted in egg tempera on seasoned maple. Pigments: Lapis lazuli, malachite, chrysocolla, vermillion, ivory black, titanium white, yellow ochre maimeri, French ochre Havanna, caput mortuum, terre verte. £375.  More on how this icon was painted here.

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Egg tempera icon on hardwood of Three Maries at Christs tomb

Three Maries at the Empty Tomb of Christ  Image based on the 12th Century St Alban’s Psalter. Gilded with 24k gold leaf, W 14.5 x 20cm a 2.5cm. Icon painted on seasoned hardwood. Pigments: Lapis lazuli, malachite, chrysocolla, vermillion, French Ochre Havanna, ivory black, titanium white, yellow ochre maimeri, caput mortuum, terre verte. £375

Prints and cards are available to order from Smith York Fine Art Printers