Created by the hand of American iconographer Brother Simeon Davis, this original icon
of the Prayer in the Garden exemplifies the radiant colors, fine detail, and fidelity to classical iconography that has made the Monastery Icons collection the most beloved Christian art over the past thirty-three years. This icon is one of a kind and will no longer be available once it is sold.
"Father, if Thou be willing, remove this cup from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Thine be done." The Savior's agony in the garden at Gethsemane is vividly portrayed in this moving icon.
This icon is painted on 1/4-inch non-tempered artist's hardboard measuring 16" by 20". The artist used matte fluid acrylics which replicate classic egg tempera. The background is painted. The icon has a protective artist's grade arcylic varnish. Created in the year 1999, the painting includes the artist's "signature" in tiny letters: "By the hand of Simeon 1999," as is traditional in iconography.
Sale or transfer of ownership of this icon does not convey any rights in the work itself. Any copying of the work, public distribution of the work, or preparation of a derivative work is strictly prohibited without the written express permission of Monastery Icons.
Shipping and handling for this icon is $36.00.
"Icons raise the soul and the mind to the realm of the spirit."
Photios Konotoglou, Greek iconographer