Nymphios - Christ the Bridegroom hand painted icon

Nymphios - Christ the Bridegroom hand painted icon

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A beautiful Greek Orthodox icon of Jesus Christ the Bridegroom (Nymphios),handmade & hand painted by an expert Greek hagiographer.

Christ the Bridegroom is the divine Bridegroom of the Church as described inthe Book of Isaiah (chapter 54), as well as the primary image of BridegroomMatins. The title is suggestive of his divine presence and watchfulness("Behold the Bridegroom comes in the middle of the night...") duringHoly Week and his selfless love for his Bride, the Church.

Made using traditional materials (selected aged timber frames, egg tempera, 24Kgold leaf, natural powder paint and varnishes) and old techniques. It is anexact reproduction of an antiqueByzantine masterpiece.

The icon bears the artist's signature on the front and the certificate ofauthenticity on the back.

We can have any image or Christian scene hand made on commission. Please take a look at an indicative list of additional icons available, or contact us for more information.


Characteristics

Material
Hand painted on wood & 24k gold leaf

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