St George with 14 scenes from his life

Type: Icon

Period: 1610 year

Author: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 118 / 79


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Museum: National History Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Other source: Others

Object identification notes

The painting style is akin to the Cretan icons that were influenced by the Italian Renaissance.


The central field depicts the patron full length. The names of donors and the year when the icon was painted are discretely written in the lower part. The background is golden in the upper half; the lower half is given to crenellated rocks. A Christ in the upper corner blesses the saint.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

The icon has an inset base.