St. George mounted

Type: Icon

Period: 1667 year

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 87 / 61


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Gallery: National Art Gallery


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Monastery: Kremikovtsi monastery


A traditional composition on the theme. Enclosed in a carved and gilt frame. The drawing is disproportionate, but the colouring is extremely expressive. The image is built by composing the large spots of the golden background, the white horse, the red garments, the green terrain and the blue lake.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Linden board

State, restoration traces and comments

In the middle of the right-hand side a donor's inscription can be read along with the date 1667. Restored in the National Art Gallery's atelier in 1961-1962.