Icon of Holy Wisdom, or Hagia Sophia.
This image is based on a mosaic in the Church on the Spilled Blood in St Petersburg.
This icon is part of the Old Testament series, which derives from a range of sources, including manuscripts, catacombs, other icons and mosaics. It contains images of patriarchs and angels. Some icons include 24 carat gold highlights.
Hagia Sophia 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 Old Testament icons.
The image size is 20cm x 25cm (8" x 10").