St. Demetrius mounted

Type: Icon

Period: The middle of the 19 century

Author: Unknown

School: Tryavna Iconographic School

Dimmensions (cm): 106.5 / 65


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Varna

Museum: History Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Provadia

Object identification notes

The composition, the proportions, the character of the image and the harmony of the coloured spots suggest a great master with a style of his own from the Tryavna iconographic circles.


A traditional iconographic approach to the theme. The graphic area is enclosed in a silvered frame. The background is a multipronged landscape with architecture.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Linden board