This icon plaque, The Crucifixion with Peter and Paul, comes from the Cloister Collection, Catholic to the Max's exclusive line of wood slab icons.
The image shows our Lord being crucified on a tree with the branches facing upwards. Below him are two male saints, likely Sts. Peter and Paul.
St. Peter, the older one on the left is singing "Salve, crux pretiosa, suscipe discipulum eius qui pependit in te magister meus Christus" which translates to "Hail Precious Cross, receive me a disciple of my master Christ who hung on thee".
St. Paul, the younger man on the right is singing "Mihi autem absit gloriari nisi in cruce Domini nostri Iesu Christi per quem mihi mundus crucifixus est et ego mundo" which translates to, "But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ; by whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world" (Gal 6:14).
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 image size is 6" x 16" and the including the plaque it is 7" wide by 17" tall with a pointed top, 1-1/2" deep and is 1.68lbs.
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.
( HWPC-4119 )