St. George Enthroned

Type: Icon

Period: The beginning of the 16 century

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Gallery: National Art Gallery


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Plovdiv

Town: Plovdiv

Object identification notes

This icon is a work of art related to the professional trend familiar by the Plovdiv production and is a perfect example of Orthodox art heritage.


St. George is a waist-length full-face depiction. He wears a dark-blue chemise, golden ornamented armor and a red cloak. He holds a spear in his right hand and a sword in his left hand; a shield can be seen behind him.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

The icon's base is a two-piece oak panel.