This image is part of the Byzantine School collection, characterized by religious figures, rich colors and lavish touches of gold that symbolized heaven’s glory. Transforming biblical stories into art, Byzantine works emphasized Christ, the Virgin Mary, the saints and the apostles. Abstract and symbolic, these icons were painted with extreme clarity so that the underlying narrative would be apparent. Byzantine works exuded a stylistic sophistication rarely conveyed in Western art of this era.
This giclée print offers beautiful color accuracy. Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed onto the paper’s surface creating natural color transitions. The high-quality paper (235 gsm) is a great option for framing with its smooth, acid free surface.