The Virgin, the 40 martyrs, St. Haralampios and St. Petka

Type: Icon

Period: 1824 year

Author: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 86 / 55


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Sofia

Town: Sofia

Museum: National Archaeological Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Other source: Others

Object identification notes

An icon typical of the 19th century—strong baroque influence and a tendency to narration.


A waist-high depiction of the Virgin. In the lower right corner the 40 holy martyrs are depicted in a separate area, in the left there are waist-high images of St. Haralampios and St. Petka.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood