Here we have a religious icon made of a single thick wood panel by New Mexico artist John D. Teel. The word “icon” comes from the Greek “eikōn”, meaning image. In Eastern Christian traditions, icons were usually flat wood panels depicting a holy being or object. These early images were adopted by Christians from Greco-Roman traditions. The main image is decoupaged, with gold leaf all around, and the artist has etched into the gold leaf revealing the red adhesive paint underneath. Hence, the images look almost as if in the foreground. I've not found much information about the artist, and we only know it was his for the label on the back. Clearly he was talented. Ribbon hanger attached on back.
Measures 11" wide by 14" tall and 1" thick. Is a hefty piece at over two pounds unpacked. There are some scratches in the gold leaf. Otherwise in good condition.
For the person moved by faith and culture.
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