Christ Pantocrator

Type: Icon

Period: The middle of the 17 century

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 90 / 65


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Gallery: National Art Gallery


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Etropole

Object identification notes

The overloadedness, the coarse treatment of Christ's image and the naive image suggest a self-taught painter.


21 images (on each of the two vertical areas of the frame five full size figures of the apostles are located; on the upper and lower part of the frame there are waist-length depictions of apostles and of bulgarian saints) are placed around the waist-length depiction of Christ .

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Softwood with linen