The Virgin Hodegetria

Type: Icon

Period: From 18 century to 18 century

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Varna

Museum: History Museum


A traditional compositional treatment of the theme.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf was used. The development of the images and clothes is typical of the period.

Base material: Wood


State, restoration traces and comments

The icon is badly damaged at the bottom. Part of the painting layer is missing.