The Virgin Life-giving source

Type: Icon

Period: 1836 year

Author: Dimiter Zograph or Zahari Zograph

School: Samokov Iconographic School

Dimmensions (cm): 120 / 77


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Plovdiv

Monastery: St. Petka of Muldava


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Plovdiv

Other source: Plovdiv metropolis

Object identification notes

The typological features, the colouring and the manner argue that the work was created by Dimitar Zograph or Zahari Zograph, who worked in Plovdiv and the surrounding area at that time.


A traditional approach to the iconography with elements of narration.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood