St. Nicholas

Type: Icon

Period: 1839 year

Author: Dimiter from Sozopol

School: Strandzha Iconographic School


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Varna

Museum: History Museum


Canonical but unconventional compositional treatment of the theme.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf, liquid gold and velaturas were used. The development of the images, clothes and the throne is lavish and jewerly with precisely made intricate ornamentation and background.

Base material: Wood

Oak boards fasten with keys.