St. Nicholas

Type: Icon

Period: The middle of the 19 century

Author: Unknown

School: Tryavna Iconographic School

Dimmensions (cm): 72.5 / 61


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Veliko Turnovo

Town: Veliko Turnovo

Museum: History Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Veliko Turnovo

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 depiction of the saint to the waist. One of a large group of primitive icons created in the mid-19th century in the region of Veliko Turnovo.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Beech board