Coptic Madonna Holy Mother and Christ painting on wood Ethiopian inspired sacred art iconography Paintings of Africa


A Coptic Madonna with Child.  The Holy Mother holding Christ in her lap with two Angels. A piece that is inspired from the Coptic orthodox tradition of iconography and in particular the beautiful art of Ethiopia.- Religious art that is geometric, almost primitive, yet very potent- Here the simplicity of forms and the vividness of the colors used, further underlines the symbolic, spiritual message of the painting.

The icon is painted on a wooden panel 15mm thick that measures 19x25cm- The technique used is egg tempera on wood - the traditional technique for byzantine icons

<3 Gift Wrapping: The icon is prepared as a gift therefore it is complemented with handmade bag and little extras from our shop - Very suitable for a personal gift.