St. George the Trophybearer

Type: Icon

Period: From the beginning of the 19 century to the end of the 19 century

Author: Unknown

School: Bansko Iconographic School

Dimmensions (cm): 38 / 28 / 2


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Blagoevgrad

Town: Bansko

Museum: Museum complex


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Blagoevgrad

Village: Buchino

Church: St. Great Martyr George

Object identification notes

The icon has a double frame.


The traditional scene of Saint George, killing the dragon, with a landscape and architecture in the background.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

A golden aureole, made with gold-leaf.

Base material: Wood

The icon's base is a one-piece softwood panel without reinforcing leams. The ground coat is laid in thin layers directly on the base.

State, restoration traces and comments

There is up above an inscription in the Church-Slavonic language.