The Dormition of the Virgin

Type: Icon

Period: 1948 year

Author: Yoanikiy (Yonko) Papa Vitanov-son

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School: Tryavna Iconographic School


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Gabrovo

Town: Tryavna


A traditional compositional treatment of the theme.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf, probaster, "scratch" and velaturas were used. The development of the images is typical of the Tryavna iconographic school. There are engravings on the halos (the halo of St. The Virgin is with silver shackles). The garments and drapes have been elaborately crafted with sophisticated floral ornamentation in the school's traditions.

Base material: Wood

Beech boards fasten with keys.