An icon of Holy Innocents; St Mary and St Joseph flee to Egypt to escape the slaughter of the innocents by King Herod.
This image was painted in response to the Manchester Bombing of 22 May 2017, which shocked the whole country.
This icon is part of the New Testament series, which derives from a range of sources, including manuscripts, other icons and mosaics. It contains images from the life of Christ as well as apostles and angels. Some icons include 24 carat gold highlights.
Holy Innocents is painted in acrylic on a Loxley Gold box canvas and has two layers of varnish. It is signed on the reverse in pencil. All edges are painted and varnished.
This is one of a series of New Testament icons; see my shop for other images.
The image size is 20cm x 25cm (8" x 10").