9) The Baptism of Christ
Painted in the Russian style,John the Baptist stands at the left and leans forward to touch the head of Jesus. Three angels stand on the rocky hillside nearby,their hands covered in a sign of adoration and reverence.The mountains lean in,bowing in dignity.At the top of the icon, a beam of light comes down bearing the medallion of a dove indicating the Holy Spirit’s descent to unite the Father and the Son.
Size: 7 1/2″ x 10 5/8″
Medium: Acrylic paint with gold leaf on wood board