The prophet Aaron

Type: Icon

Period: The end of the 17 century

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 24.5 / 16.5


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Museum: National History Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Etropole

Church: St. George

Object identification notes

One of a large collection of identical two-sided icons from St George's Church, temporarily placed on the lectern to celebrate the patron's day.


Double-sided icon. The painting field is surrounded by a plastic woodcarved frame. The waist-length depiction of the saint is painted with large expressive colored spots. The face carnation is in contrast with the darc-brown mount.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Linden board