St. great martyr Demetrius

Type: Icon

Period: 1936 year

Author: Yoanikiy (Yonko) Papa Vitanov-son

School: Tryavna Iconographic School


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Gabrovo

Town: Tryavna


A simplified traditional compositional treatment of the theme.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf, probaster, "scratch" and velaturas were used. The development of the image is typical of the Tryavna iconographic school. There are engravings on the halos and the armor. The clothes and draperies are masterfully designed in the best traditions of the school.

Base material: Wood

Oak boards