This icon plaque, The Eucharist by Francisco Zurbaran, comes from the Cloister Collection, Catholic to the Max's exclusive line of wood slab icons.
The image shows the Eucharist in a monstrance being adored by two Angels and several Cherubim; it is estimated to date around 1650. Francisco Zurbaran was a Spanish baroque artist of the 17th century. He was famous for his religious works and use of chiaroscuro, earning him the nickname the "Spanish Caravaggio".
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-4130 )