Design & Art Galleries

Christ with St. Michael

Anne Beversdorf, 2005

Silk and metallic thread;  approx. .20 ct aquamarine; .20 ct garnet, both faceted and prong-set in sterling silver; 4 gold-plated beads, one coral bead,  and glass beads on 22 pt canvas. 22 x 15.5 cm.

The image is of Christ or The Lord, with the angel who takes down names of those entering church.

Adapted from 18th century icon on wood, held by the Moscow Archeology Office of the Ecclesiastical Academy