Crucifixion icon

Brother Simeon based his Crucifixion icon on classic icons of this theme, in particular the frescoes of Theophanes the Cretan, the leading iconographer of the Cretan school of the 16th century. Christ is surrounded by both angelic and earthly onlookers, including the Blessed Virgin, Saint John the Apostle, and Saint Longinus the Centurion. At the foot of the Cross, we find the skull and bones of Adam, the First Man. Tradition tells us that Golgotha was called the Place of the Skull not because the hill looked like a human skull, but because the bones of Adam had been brought and buried there by the descendants of Noah. When the Lord died, a great earthquake split apart the rocks, and the blood of the Lord flowed down from the Cross and on to the bones of Adam, indicating the redemption of fallen human nature made possible to the whole human race. Like our other icons of Christ, our Crucifixion icon is available in a full range of plaque and print sizes, from 4? to 60? tall.

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  • 3" x 4" plaque
    452SM
  • $11.95
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  • 4.5" x 6" plaque
    452MD
  • $19.95
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  • 8" x 10" plaque
    452LG
  • $29.95
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  • 11" x 14" plaque
    452EX
  • $49.95
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  • 15" x 19" mounted
    452CP
  • $179.95
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  • 19" x 24" mounted
    452CH
  • $229.95
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  • 3" x 4" print
    452SMU
  • $2.95
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  • 4.5" x 6" print
    452MDU
  • $6.95
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  • 8" x 10" print
    452LGU
  • $12.95
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  • 11" x 14" print
    452EXU
  • $17.95
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  • 15" x 19" print
    452CPU
  • $49.95
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  • 19" x 24" print
    452CHU
  • $79.95
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  • 29" x 36" mounted
    452C36
  • $425.00
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  • 36" x 48" mounted
    452C48
  • $525.00
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  • 48" x 60" mounted
    452C60
  • $600.00
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  • 28" x 36" print
    452C36U
  • $140.00
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  • 38" X 48" print
    452C48U
  • $195.00
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  • 48" X 60" print
    452C60U
  • $250.00
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