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Our Lady of Czestochowa Icon

Our Lady of Czestochowa Icon

  • $6500


This is a copy of an icon “Our Lady of Chestochowa”. The icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa has been intimately associated with Poland for the past 600 years. Its history prior to its arrival in Poland is shrouded in numerous legends which trace the icon's origin to St. Luke who painted it on a cedar table top from the house of the Holy Family. While the Virgin of Czestohowa is generally viewed as a "Polish" icon, it is very popular among Orthodox Christians .The icon, also known as the is also very popular among the Haitian people. The Częstochowa icon is also called the Queen of Poland as a sign of deep respect.

Size 6.7’’ х 9’’ (17cm х 23cm)

Size 9’’ х 13’’ (23cm х 33cm)

Size 13’’ х 18’’ (33cm х 46cm)

HANDMADE. The thickness of wood 2 cm (0.79’’)

Made In Ukraine.

COMES WITH THE CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.

About Christian Icons:

The icon is created on a traditional wooden base and set a chalk-based natural glue (levkas). Afterward, the iconographer, using natural paints, transcribes the blessed image which is an exact copy of the original. Upon completion of the transcription, a few finishing touches are incorporated giving the icon a truly ancient appearance. Thanks to this technique, natural cracks begin to appear on the icons, replicating original icon of the medieval period.

product code: 308sm