Deisis with Apostles

Type: Icon

Period: From

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown

Dimmensions (cm): 63.6 / 49.8 / 2.5


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Veliko Turnovo

Town: Veliko Turnovo

Museum: History Museum


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Veliko Turnovo

Village: Arbanasi

Church: The Nativity of Christ

Chapel: St. John the Baptist

Other source: From the iconostasis

Object identification notes

The painting was made skilfully in a miniature calligraphic style.


Christ is depicted in the centre as a clergyman of the highest rank, sitting on a richly decorated throne. The stooping figures of the Virgin and John the Baptist are behind him. On each of the two vertical areas of the frame, separated by relief carving, six of the apostles' semi-figures are located.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Base material: Wood

Three linden boards fasten with two keys.