Christ Pantocrator

Type: Icon

Period: From the beginning of the 18 century to the end of the 18 century

Author: Unknown

School: Tryavna Iconographic School

Dimmensions (cm): 86 / 62.5


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Museum: National History Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Lovech

Town: Lovech

Church: The Virgin


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 figures of Hopy Mother and John the Baptist.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood