St. George - Nessebur

Heritage: Bulgarian, from Nessebur - Church St. GEORGE

Now in: Sofia, Chrypt Al. Nevski

Оriginal: 16th C./123 x 91 cm

Replica: 2005/80 x 59 cm


The icon is the face of a double-sided icon. On the back side St. Gerontius and St. Polichronia were depicted. Probably this was a patron icon from one of the two churches in Nessebur, non-existing nowadays: “St. George the Big” and “St. George the Small”. Following the style painting the icon is dated end 16th century.

Cat. № 1.2002