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Painting: Tempera, Watercolor, Oil, Wood, Metal on Canvas, Other, Soft (Yarn, Cotton, Fabric), Wood.
Icon Descent into Hell.
The basis is the icon of Andrei Rublev.
The icon of the Victory over death is written in the traditional canonical Old Russian style.
It is made according to old technologies.
Multi-layer drawing with egg tempera is performed on a primed board using washed chalk and linen fabric and animal glue. The soil is called "levkas".
Linden wood board.
On the front side, a symbolic depression in the board is the “ark”, which is at the same time a frame and a protective barrier for the preservation of the painting layer.
On the back of the board are two oak veneers.
Leaf gold leaf is applied in the icon.
At the end of the painting, the icon is covered with a layer of varnish and a protective layer of varnish.
The back side of the board is treated with a stain, antibacterial protective coating.
The year of writing the icon is 2011.