St. Athanasius

Type: Icon

Period: 1856 year

Author: Ivan Hadji Vasilev from Gaboro

School: Tryavna Iconographic School


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Varna

Museum: History Museum


Canonical conventional compositional treatment of the theme - St. Athanasius in full length.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf, liquid gold and velaturas were used. The development of the images and clothes is jewelry with precisely made ornaments. The icon is in the typical for the Tryavna icon painting school style.

Base material: Wood

Beech board