Deesis - Bachkovo Monastery

Heritage: Bulgarian, from
Bachkovo Monastery
Now in: Sofia, Chrypt Al. Nevski
Оriginal: 1495/106 x 73,5 сm
Replica: 2005/80 x 59,5 cm

The icon represents a classical iconography of DEESIS - Christ in the middle, on a throne, with Theotokos on his left and St. John the Baptist - on his right side. In Orthodoxy Theotokos and St John the Baptist are patrons of the Mankind before Christ on the day of Judgement, for praying salvation for all people.

Cat. № 1.2008