This icon plaque, The Black Madonna of Czestochowa, comes from the Cloister Collection, Catholic to the Max's exclusive line of wood slab icons.
The image shows a rendition of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Queen of Poland, in a resplendent pearled "dress" (removable metal plate showing different clothing, adorned with jewels and precious metals). In the background is shown etchings of the incarnation, the nativity, the arrest in the garden of Gethsemane, and the scourging at the pillar. Angels are shown adorning Our Lord and our Lady with magnificent crowns.
Step into the past and experience ancient beauty with Cloister Collection icons. Fashioned in Steubenville, Ohio by a dedicated team of Catholic woodworkers and graphic restoration artists, these large, weighty icons have a medieval, weathered look produced through a complex process of machining and digital printing. Feed your soul and others' with these rich depictions from the history of the Catholic Church.
The 8"x10" image size is 9" wide by 11" tall and 1-1/2" deep including the plaque and is 1.64lbs.
The 12"x16" image size is 13" wide by 17" tall and 1-1/2" deep including the plaque and is est. 2.53lbs.
The icon is heavy and feels rich with authenticity and character; it can propped up, laid on an altar, or wall-hung from the sturdy d-ring on back.
( HWP-4071 )