St. Demetrius

Type: Icon

Period: 1617 year

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Gallery: National Art Gallery


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Veliko Turnovo

Town: Veliko Turnovo


St. Demetrius on horseback, wearing a green chemise gold armor and an unfurled chlamys pierces the anti Christ with his spear. The latter is depicted in the fore ground just as he falls transfixed. The horse is on his hind legs.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood