Mother of God Glykophilousa

Moeder Gods Glykophilousa. Pisa 13e eeuwThe mother of God wears a white headdress with typical ornaments and a maphorion without stars, while Christ is clothed in an orange-red himation with a white sash.
The halo is formed of small dots applied to a gold background. The icon probably originates from Dalmatia.

Size: 28 x 35 cm.

Mother of God with child

Moeder Gods  met Kind Sinaï 13e eeuwThis icon is richly decorated with gold leaf, and the border is also beautifully executed with gold assist. The clothes of the Mother of God differ from those most commonly depicted. The Christ-child already has a somewhat older facial expression. The nimbuses of mother and child are richly decorated. The icon is kept in St Catharine’s Monastery on Sinai.

Size 27 x 35 cm

Mother of God Glykophilousa

Moeder Gods GlykophilousaThe mother of God wears a white headdress with typical ornaments and a maphorion without stars, while Christ is clothed in an orange-red himation with a white sash.
The halo is formed of small dots applied to a gold background. The icon probably originates from Dalmatia.

Size: 20 x 24cm

Archangels Michael and Gabriel

15.IMG_0478The two angels, similar in appearance, are beautifully clothed in red and green robes underneath a decorated over-garment. In their right hands they grasp the messenger’s staff. Both angels stand on finely decorated cushions. The original icon is kept at Saint Catharine’s Monastery in Sinai.

Size: 28 x 35 cm.

Mother of God with Child

13.046a-MG.-SinaiThe original icon dates from the 13th century and has been restored several times over the centuries. The exquisitely painted robes of the child, the decorations on the clothes of the Mother of God, the fine lines in her face and the decorations on the aureole are reminiscent of the Cypriot School with Syrian influences. The original size is 74 x 94 cm.

Size: 28 x 35 cm.

The Resurrection

12.045b-OpstandingThis icon is an animated representation of the resurrection of Christ, against the background of the Sinai. Christ descends into Hades and bears a decorated cross, representing the symbol of victory. Kings David and Solomon, as well as Adam and Eve, are to the left and right. Above are other figures including John the Baptist and Moses.

Size: 50 x 30 cm.

Mother of God with Child

8.042a-MG.-SinaiThis icon is richly decorated with gold leaf, and the border too is beautifully executed in gold assist. The clothes of the Mother of God differ slightly from those more commonly depicted. The Christ-child already has a somewhat older facial expression. The aureoles around the Mother and Child are richly decorated. This archetypal icon is kept at Saint Catharine’s Monastery in Sinai.

Grootte: 27 x 35 cm.

Archangel Michael

icoon078_vThis icon comes from the Novgorod school and differs from the traditional type that is usually depicted with a frontal aspect. He is referred to several times in the book of Daniel (Chapters 10 verse 21 and 12 verse 1). The name is derived from the Hebrew word jakal which means ‘to overcome’or ‘to be the strongest’.

Size: 27 x 35 cm