BYZANTINE GREEK ICONS
JESUS CHRIST " THE LIFE GIVER " Byzantine Greek icon.
Title : : Jesus Christ " The Life Giver "
Greek title: : Iησούς Χριστός " O Ζωοδότης "
Size (cm) : 28 x 35,5
Medium : Egg-tempera & gold leaf 22karat on canvas
attached to wood panel prepared with gesso.
Byzantine Greek Art Icon of the Lord painted with the traditional way signed by Domna. Jesus Christ "The Life Giver " is shown in half length .
He gives a blessing with his right hand and holds an open book in his left ,inviting to us ,as a teacher to come and learn about Him and for the Eternal life.In his Book in Greek is written: " I am the Resurrection and the Life .He who believes in me , will live, even though he dies and whoever lives and believes in me will never die." He is dressed in red hiton hached with gold and blue himation.The Greek letters '' IC '' and "XC '' in the upper corners on the icon are abbreviations of the Greek words Jesus and Christ .
The icon of Christ is the middle part of the icon Deesis.
JESUS CHRIST " THE LIFE GIVER "