The Virgin of Tenderness

Type: Icon

Period: 1795 year

Author: Unknown

School: Samokov Iconographic School

Dimmensions (cm): 80 / 58


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Samokov

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 for Samokov iconographic school during the period.

Base material: Wood