Created by the hand of American iconographer Brother Simeon Davis, this original icon
of Saint Elizabeth the New Martyr of Russia 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.
Elder sister of the Empress Alexandra, Saint Elizabeth took up the monastic life after the assassination of her husband Grand Duke Sergei, founding a convent in Moscow and ministering to the poor and hungry. In 1918 after capture and confinement by Soviet soldiers, she met her death after being thrown down a mineshaft. Brother Simeon referred to photographs of the saint to create this portrait, while still preserving iconographic style. Symbolic of her martyric status, she holds a cross in the three-barred Orthodox style.
This icon is painted on 1/4-inch non-tempered artist's hardboard measuring 26" x 48". The artist used classic egg tempera. The background is hand applied 23 kt gold leaf applied using the varnish gilt method. The icon has a protective artist's grade arcylic varnish. Created in the year 1995, the painting includes the artist's "signature" in tiny letters: "By the hand of Simeon 1995," as is traditional in iconography.
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Photios Konotoglou, Greek iconographer
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