The Virgin Portaitissa (The Virgin-of-the-Gate)

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 and velaturas were used. The development of the images and clothes is lavish, jewerly and typical of the period.

Base material: Wood

Oak board

State, restoration traces and comments

The icon frame is damaged. There is no part of the picturesque and decoration.