The Virgin Panimnitos

Type: Icon

Period: The beginning of the 17 century

Author: Unknown


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Gallery: National Art Gallery


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Bourgas

Town: Nessebur


A traditional iconographic treatement of the theme. The Virgin and the young Christ take up two thirds of the icon's surface. Painted to their waists in two lower corners are the images of two angels.The background is golden.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

The icon's base is made of two soft wood pannels.