St. Theodore Tyron

Type: Icon

Period: 1856 year

Author: Ivan Hadji Vasilev from Gaboro

School: Tryavna Iconographic School


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Varna

Museum: History Museum

Object identification notes

St. Theodore Tyron in full length on a horse with seven life scenes.


A traditional compositional treatment of the theme.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf, liquid gold and velaturas were used. The development of the images, armor and clothes is jewerly and typical of the Tryavna iconographic school.

Base material: Wood

Oak board

State, restoration traces and comments

The frame at the bottom of the icon is damaged, a small part of the painting layer is missing.