Location: United Kingdom
The peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you!
My name is Vito Petrus Saracino, I am an Italian iconographer living in Ireland since 2003.
I am specialized in sacred drawings.
I have learned to "write" icons since a very young age, but developed more in the recent years, especially after started to study iconography in Newman College Ireland.
Hoping that you like my works, which are a fruit of prayers and spiritual awareness.
My paintings are usually about the spiritual warfare.
This painting is about the spiritual warfare behind Derry city, it shows in a visual way that the battle behind this city, is not between Protestants and Catholics, but between Good and evil. Acrylic paint on a A4 paper. Video: https://youtu.be/8Ilw_RZ9jGw
Irish Sacred Painting with the three patrons Saints of Ireland: St Columba (Colm Cille), St. Patrick and St. Brigid. Also the main characters of Knock apparition, and the guardian Angel of Ireland. Acrylics on a A4 paper. Video: https://youtu.be/QkDoztxwC0k
-Ecce Homo- This is the Man! This painting summaries in one picture the current situation on the Catholic Church. The two lightnings represents the two wraths of God the Father: The Crucifixion of His Son Christ, and the betrayal of His Church to the powers of this world, like Pontius Pilate did, hence Petrus Romanus. Acrylics on a A4 paper. Video: https://youtu.be/-wde7aqOfto
Mandylion veil of Christ. Tempera and gold leaf on a A4 sheet of paper.
Holy Trinity with correspondent symbolism.
Inspired after Russian painter Andrey Rublev. Acrylics and watercolors on cardboard, size approximately 23x30cm. Dated October 2017.
For painting's detailed explanation with correspondent symbolism, please watch youtube video: https://youtu.be/D6csKYOrHmE
St. Paul the Apostle with stigmata.
Inspired after Russian painter Andrey Rublev, but with stigmata as mentioned in Galatians 6:17 "From now on, let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus." Acrylics and watercolors on cardboard, size approximately 23x32cm. Dated October 2017.
For painting's detailed explanation with correspondent symbolism, please watch youtube video: https://youtu.be/jD41vk2ixf0
St. John the Evangelist.
Pencil on cardboard, size approximately 10x13cm. One of the first drawings I've ever done, dated around 2007.
Madonna with baby Jesus. Pastel colors on black background. Made when I was around 10 y/old. Not for sale.
The Immaculate Conception Dec. 8th.
"My soul magnifies the Lord."
This painting explains the above mentioned Bible passage of Luke 1:46 in a visual way. The function of the Blesses Virgin Mary is, as the moon does, to magnify the light of God where there is darkness on the Earth. Acrylics on a A4 paper.
Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather, as written in Matthew 24:28. Dated 2018. Acrylics on a A4 paper.
Adam & Eve before the fall, this painting represents how Adam & Eve probably looked like before falling into temptation and eating from the forbidden fruit.
In the book of Genesis we read that in the Garden of Eden there were four rivers and two trees. The Tree of Life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Acrylics on a A4 paper.
To know the full details of this painting please watch this video: https://youtu.be/o8OfpJbeqos
Two Angels, This painting represents the Angel of Heaven communicating with the Angel of the Earth. The two are similar because the Angel of Heaven helps the Angel of the Earth to fulfil the wish of our Lord: "Your will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven". Acrylics on a A4 paper.
50 Shades of Light. This painting is to counteract the shaded of grey or darkness, the Shades of Light have much more power and clearness.
Acrylics on a A4 paper.
This painting is about the parable of the Treasure hidden in a field, as described in Matthew 13:44. “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” The field represents the soul which the man just found out that is in the territory of hell, while the Kingdom of God (the treasure) is hidden deep in his heart. Acrylics on a A4 paper.
-Angels at the corner of the Earth- This painting represents Revelation 7:1-3. ‘After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth so that no wind could blow on earth or sea or against any tree. I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, having the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to damage earth and sea, saying, “Do not damage the earth or the sea or the trees, until we have marked the servants of our God with a seal on their foreheads”.’ Acrylics on a cardboard 23x31cm.
The symbolic meaning behind the Garabandal Faith on the Rock painting is that the Rock represents faith stability, as Jesus explains in the parable:
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock." Matthew 7:24-25.
The seers of Garabandal could not be lifted up while they were in ecstasy, because they were in the stability of Faith, like an anchor fixed on the seabed. Acrylics on a A4 paper. To know the full details of this painting please watch this video: https://youtu.be/vWOINpltuBw #Garabandal
Mary Magdalene and Joan of Arc the lights of France!
This painting shows a connection with Mary Magdalene and Joan of Arc.
They both were the light of Christ in France, as tradition tells us that the Magdalene spent her last years in penitence in the south of France. Acrylics on a A4 paper.