BYZANTINE GREEK ICONS

​​DOMNAS 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.


Description   

  

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 "