Source for John Nepomuk icon?

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Registered: 03-28-2003
Source for John Nepomuk icon?
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Fri, 10-03-2008 - 12:46pm

As I mentioned in the Bible Garden thread, we all have patron saint icons -- except Henry. I'm looking for John Nepomuk. Any ideas where I could find him?


I have found St. Henry, so I can buy that one instead. But Henry's middle name (Johann) honors my German grandfather, and I thought it would be nice to use John Nepomuk to honor the Slovak side of the family and my Slovak grandfather John. (I know

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Registered: 07-24-2003
Sun, 10-05-2008 - 3:37pm

I am also a fan of icon writings.

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Registered: 03-26-2003
Tue, 10-07-2008 - 2:04pm

I love that you have icons for all your kids! :)

You've probably already looked all over the 'net, but I know Byzantineicons.net has a ton of saint icons:

http://www.byzantineicons.net/

Another idea would be to search for churches named after him, and then email them to see if they have any ideas.

I wish I could help you more with this, since I'm the one with the Orthodox roots here! So sorry I can't be more specific, but good luck finding one!

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iVillage Member
Registered: 03-28-2003
Tue, 10-07-2008 - 3:04pm

Not dumb at all. Another idea would be to

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Registered: 01-15-2004
Sun, 10-19-2008 - 9:14pm

I love a good internet challenge but the closest I got was this painting by Pompeo Girolamo Batoni of the Virgin Mary, the Christ Child, & St. John Nepomuk:


http://www.reproarte.com/cuadro/Pompeo+Girolamo_Batoni+_Battoni_/Hl_+Johannes+Nepomuk+vor+der+Jungfrau/443.html


HTH!

 

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Registered: 03-28-2003
Sun, 10-19-2008 - 9:57pm

Thanks for trying! Here's the Henry icon (attached) and the full link. http://www.andrewespress.com/icon.html


I think I'll give up on John Nepomuk. This Henry is really nice.


Polly

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Registered: 01-15-2004
Mon, 10-20-2008 - 2:36pm
Oh, cool!
 

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