Holy Myrrh-bearers religious greek folk art Handpainted religious nicho retablo- female saints shadow box , crucifixion orthodox tradition and art of Greece by angelicon

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A religious nicho with the icon of Holy Myrrh-bearers. The women being a part of the circle of Christ in a fragment dfrom an icon of His crucifixion. An icon based in the orthodox tradition of the Myrrh-bearing women that stood near to Christ, at any times, being His disciples and supporters and ignored any danger.  

A wooden shadow box, a Nicho type of box and gessoed canvas was used to create this folk piece with the Lord in front of the cross. The  box measures approx 6.5 cm x 13cm

The painting was executed with egg tempera and the colours were sealed shelalc and with resin varnish. The icon comes with the adequate gift wrapping and little extras from our shop!