This icon plaque, the Madonna and Child by Guariento di Arpo, comes from the Cloister Collection, Catholic to the Max's exclusive line of wood slab icons.
The image shows Mary in pink and Jesus in a blue, white, and orange striped cloth. Jesus has His hand held up in blessing. It was painted by Guariento di Arpo in the 1300's in Padua, and is currently on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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 9.5" x 16" and the including the plaque it is 10.5" wide by 17" tall with an arched top, 1-1/2" deep and is 2.48lbs.
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.
( HWPB-4117 )