Christ Pantocrator

$300.00Price
  • The image of the Pantocrator, or "ruler of all", is perhaps the oldest depiction of Christ in iconography. The first known image dates back to a wood panel from the 6th Century, housed in St. Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai. Since that time, the image  - a half-length portrait of Jesus with his right hand in blessing and his left hand holding the Gospel - has been reproduced in thousands of variants. Ultimately, the icon portrays Christ as a righteous judge and lover of mankind, positioned in a place of omniopotence which sustains the world.

     

    Icon measures 11.25" (length) x 8" (width). Hand painted in the Byzantine style by an artist from Palestine.

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