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Published on Aug 30, 2013
In this short film "Icon Paintings By Egg Tempera Master Elena Vladimir Baranoff" three icons are presented, all painted in the medium of egg tempera and 24ct. gold. Each one of the icons featured in the short film were painted by egg tempera master Elena Vladimir Baranoff in different years during the artist's 22 years of residing in the USA and are housed in prominent art collections in America.
Our Lady of Vladimir is one of the treasures of ancient painting of Byzantine iconography. The Holy Virgin is depicted in the moment when the baby Jesus is tenderly pressing his cheek up against the cheek of the Holy Virgin, embracing her by the neck with his left hand. Full of motherly tenderness and sorrow, foreseeing his future, the Holy Mother of God leans her head towards the Christ child. The icon awakens the most deep and kind feelings.
Saint John The Baptist Icon
Saint John The Baptist is a traditional icon of the ancient Russian style of icon painting depicting the figure of Saint John, his full length figure centrally positioned and surrounded by miniature scenes from the life of the Saint, forming a harmonious composition.
Holy Trinity Icon
Holy Trinity is one of the most revered and beloved holy icons in the history of Orthodox Christianity in Russia. The original icon was the creation of 15th century Russian icon painter Andrei Rublev, and is the symbol of spiritual unity, all-forgiving love and peace.