Christ Pantocrator

Type: Icon

Period: The end of the 18 century

Author: Unknown

School: Tryavna Iconographic School


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Gallery: National Art Gallery


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Gabrovo

Town: Tryavna

Other source: Region


A traditional iconographic treatment of the theme. Christ is portrayed to his waist, blessing with his right hand and holding an open book in his left one. He is dressed in a black chiton, with a dark-blue mantle on his shoulders. His figure is painted against a blue background. There are on both sides of his aureole two medallions with the initials of Jesus Christ.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood