The Аpostles St. Petеr and St. Paul

Type: Icon

Period: 1709 year

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 94 / 64


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Museum: National Archaeological Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Veliko Turnovo

Town: Veliko Turnovo

Church: St. Peter and St. Paul

Object identification notes

The manner of the execution of the work is close to some icons produced by local artists in the first half of the 18th century in the monasteries near Veliko Turnovo.


The first apostles are presented slightly facing each other, holding a model of a church. The images are surrounded by a plastic arch-shaped frame. The halos have a relief too. The traditional Postbyzantine style is preserved.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Three boards fasten with keys.