This icon plaque, the Crucifixion with Prophets, comes from the Cloister Collection, Catholic to the Max's exclusive line of wood slab icons.
The image shows Our Lord being crucified with Mary, Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist nearby. The sides show 10 of the prophets, likely those who spoke regarding the crucifixion. Underneath is a pieta scene with many of Christ's disciples gathered around, weeping.
This is a page from an illuminated manuscript, a missal, commissioned by Pope Innocent VIII. It was painted by Giuliano Amadei in the 15th century.
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"x12" image size is 9" wide by 13" tall and 1-1/2" deep including the plaque and is 1.84lbs.
The 12"x18" image size is 13" wide by 19" tall and 1-1/2" deep including the plaque and is 2.84lbs.
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-2651 )