Panayia Theotokos of Pontos (Virgin Mary Mother of God) 19x25cm
Name Day: August 15
This icon depicts the Virgin Mary patron saint of Pontos (Panagia Pontiaki), overlooking a agiographic rendition of the Pontos area. The icon is hand-painted using traditional Byzantine agiograpic techniques on a thin layer of gold leaf.
This is a Traditional Byzantine Icon paper reproduction, using a high quality technique with gold leaf and a light glossy finish and mounted on a wood frame.
This is an exact replica of the hand painted version of the same icon. The quality of the reproduction makes it hard to distinguish from the handpainted edition. This is a limited stock item, typically delivered in 3-4 weeks. Please call us for express delivery options.
Icon approx. 19 cm x 25 cm (7.5 in x 9.8 in)
The Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ and the most highly honored and beloved saint. She has four names in the Greek Orthodox church: Theotokos (Mother of God), Panayia (All Holy), Aiparthenos (Ever Virgin), and Despina (Our Lady). August 15 is one of the most important church holidays.
• Mary's tomb at the foot of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem
• Miraculous icon at the Church of the Evangelistria on the island of Tinos