Romanian Orthodox icons
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In the Romanian Orthodox Church, icons serve much the same purpose as they do in other Eastern Orthodox traditions. The art of painting them has survived communism and today there are many active icon painters in Romania.
In Romania, icons painted as reversed images on glass and set in frames were common in the 19th century and are still made. "In the Transylvanian countryside, the expensive icons on panels imported from Moldavia, Wallachia, and Mt. Athos were gradually replaced by small, locally produced icons on glass, which were much less expensive and thus accessible to the Transylvanian peasants..." (Romanian Icons on Glass, Dancu, Juliana and Dumitru Dancu, Wayne State University Press, 1982).
See also 
Gallery of modern hand painted Romanian icons 
Icon of Jesus
Icon of the Nativity
Icon of St. Peter
Icon of the Trinity
Icon of St. Nicholas
Icon done by George Huszar tempera & 23 kt. gold leaf on glass
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