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Here are our 20 best selling icons that customers have purchased and been pleased with time and again. These are some of the most beautiful and well-known icons in the history of this great Christian art and visual theology.

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Mystical Supper - F23
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Mystical Supper - F23
Product ID: F 23
Iconographer: Monk Michael of Athos
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Heritage: Greek

A 1976 icon by Monk Michael of Athos shows St. Peter on Christ's right, and St. John on His left, leaning on His breast, while Judas with a darkened face reaches out to dip his hand in the bowl.


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Holy Trinity (Rublev) - F24
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Holy Trinity (Rublev) - F24
Product ID: F 24
Iconographer: Rublev, St. Andrei
School: Moscow
Date: 15th c. (Early)
Location: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Heritage: Russian

Here is one of the great icon treasures of the world, St. Andrei Rublev’s 15th c. icon of the Holy Trinity, Who revealed Themselves to Abraham in the form of three angels before the oak of Mamre.


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Resurrection - F25
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Resurrection - F25
Product ID: F 25
Iconographer: Papageorgopoulou, Elias
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Church of St. Basil, Athens
Heritage: Greek

This modern Greek icon of the Resurrection is patterned after the ancient traditional icons of the Lord's victory over death, and giving of life. 


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Mystical Supper - F30
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Mystical Supper - F30
Product ID: F 30
Iconographer: Lionda, N.
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Heritage: Greek

Christ sits above with His Twelve Apostles at His Mystical Supper wherein He distributes the first communion.  This is a modern icon from Greece.


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Nativity of the Lord - F43
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Nativity of the Lord - F43
Product ID: F 43
Iconographer: Monk Michael of Athos
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Dec 25

The Monk Michael's 1982 Greek Nativity icon shows St. Joseph and the Virgin kneeling.


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Creation of the Animal Kingdom - F70
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Creation of the Animal Kingdom - F70
Product ID: F 70
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Monastery of St. John, Makrinos, Greece
Style: Fresco
Heritage: Greek

On the fifth day of creation, God made the moving creatures of the air and of the sea, and "God saw that it was good."


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Pantocrator (Sinai) - J24
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Pantocrator (Sinai) - J24
Product ID: J 24
Date: 6th c.
Location: St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai
Style: Encaustic, Pantocrator
Heritage: Byzantine

One of the earliest extant icons of Christ known, this icon was saved from the iconoclast controversies that destroyed so many early icons, and was preserved by the dry climate in Sinai's desert at St. Catherine's Monastery. Worked in an ancient encaustic or wax-melting technique of making icons, it is early Byzantine (6th c.) in origin. The Triple-size for this icon is temporarily unavailable. Call 1-800-814-2667 for current information on this.


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Christ Blessing - J45
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Christ Blessing - J45
Product ID: J 45
Iconographer: Monk Michael of Athos
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Heritage: Greek

God before the ages, before Abraham was, the Great "I AM" spoke with Moses to bring us the Law, then came in the flesh to fulfill it and speak with us. This late 20th c.(1989) Greek icon was painted by Monk Michael on Mount Athos in Northern Greece.


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Lord Jesus Christ (Jordanville) - J54
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Lord Jesus Christ (Jordanville) - J54
Product ID: J 54
Iconographer: Hieromonk Andrei
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, New York
Style: Pantocrator
Heritage: Russian

A very striking contemporary icon, painted in 1992 by the Priest-monk Andrei. 


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Good Shepherd - J75
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Good Shepherd - J75
Product ID: J 75
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Transfiguration Monastery, Kyme, Greece
Style: Good Shepherd
Heritage: Greek

The Lord is shown here as the Good Shepherd, and He carries on His shoulders the Lost Sheep symbolizing all of us who have strayed from the perfect path of righteousness in thought, word, and deed.


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Michael, Archangel (Byzantine, 14th c.) - S20
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Michael, Archangel (Byzantine, 14th c.) - S20
Product ID: S 20
School: Palaeologan
Date: 14h c.(Early)
Location: Byzantine Museum, Athens, Greece
Heritage: Byzantine
Church Feast Day 1: Nov 08

From the Athens Byzantine Museum, this remarkable 14 c. Byzantine icon is of the Holy Archangel Michael, the captain and leader of the whole angelic host.


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St. Euphrosynos the Cook - S238
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St. Euphrosynos the Cook - S238
Product ID: S238
Iconographer: Nun Markella
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Annunciation Convent, Patmos, Greece
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Sep 11

St. Euphrosynos lived as an ordinary monk in the 9th century and was very simple and faithful, humbly serving as the cook of the monastery in which he lived.


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St. George (Nea Skiti) - S259
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St. George (Nea Skiti) - S259
Product ID: S259
Iconographer: Hieromonk Gabriel
Location: Nea Skiti, Greece
Heritage: Greek
Church Feast Day 1: Apr 23

There are Saints in the Church who are known to answer prayers quickly through the power of Jesus Christ, and so are called “quick-to-hear.”  St. George is one of these Saints, and is known and loved throughout the world.


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Guardian Angel - S288
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Guardian Angel - S288
Product ID: S288
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, New York
Heritage: Russian

At baptism, each of us receives a Guardian angel, a messenger of God, whose sole purpose it is to steer us towards the Heavenly Kingdom by constantly prodding our conscience, fighting off attacking enemies with a sword, and teaching us how to think, feel, and act in a godly manner.   


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St. John of San Francisco - S342
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St. John of San Francisco - S342
Product ID: S342
Iconographer: Hieromonk Andrei
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, New York
Heritage: Russian
Church Feast Day 1: Jun 19

St. John of San Francisco and Shanghai was a mighty wonderworker like of old even in our modern times.


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St. John of San Francisco - S345
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St. John of San Francisco - S345
Product ID: S345
Iconographer: Krassovsky, Vladimir
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Holy Virgin Cathedral, San Francisco
Heritage: Russian
Church Feast Day 1: Jun 19

St. John was glorified by the Church in 1994 at the Cathedral that he had built in San Francisco.  He visited, comforted, and healed many people, Orthodox and non-Orthodox alike. 


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Theotokos of Vladimir - T22
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Theotokos of Vladimir - T22
Product ID: T 22
Iconographer: St. Luke the Evangelist
Date: 1st c.
Location: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Style: Eleusa (Merciful)
Church Feast Day 1: May 21
Church Feast Day 2: Aug 26

Possibly the most beloved icon of the Virgin Mary in the world.  The Virgin is depicted raising her right hand in veneration of her Son, while her face shows silent suffering, calmness, and compassion, not sentimentality.


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Theotokos
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Theotokos "Great Grace" - T56
Product ID: T 56
Iconographer: Monk Michael of Athos
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Style: Eleusa (Merciful)
Heritage: Greek

Here in this icon the Virgin Theotokos (from the Greek “Birth-Giver of God”) cradles her Son as He reaches up to touch her face with His blessed hand.


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Theotokos
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Theotokos "Tender Mercy" - T60
Product ID: T 60
Iconographer: Nun Kassiane
Date: 20th c. (Late)
Location: Annunciation Convent, Patmos, Greece
Style: Eleusa (Merciful)
Heritage: Greek

The Virgin Mary bends her head here in a sweet embrace with her Son as their cheeks touch tenderly.


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Russian Wall Crucifix - WCR
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Russian Wall Crucifix - WCR
Product ID: WCR
Date: mid 1700’s
Heritage: Russian

The original of this beautiful Russian Wall Crucifix was painted in the mid-1700’s, and shows the Lord on the Cross after His side was pierced and His blood and water flowed out.  On the right and left of the Cross stand the Mother of God and St. John, His Beloved Disciple.  The Cross stands on Golgotha, the place of Adam’s skull, with angels flying overhead, looking down in wonder. 

The warm red and golden-brown hues and fine detail of this brilliant reproduction make this truly an exquisite icon.


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