Byzantine icon of Saint John Climacus - Sinai Fathers and scholars Contemporary icons painting of a Desert Father


St John Climacus tthe writer of the "The ladder of Divine ascent" A monk that hold a scrool painted with minimal colors basically orange and black

 The name St. John the Forerunner "Agios Ioannis o Prodromos"  is written with red egg tempera in medieval Greek characters on his left and right side. On this eggtempera piece copper gold were applied on the background, a material that will eventually acquire an antique patina.  Shellac and resin varnish have followed to seal the colours and produce an icon that will last.

 Size: 19x17 and is painted on a somehow thick rounded pine wood board

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