Three Saints - Veliko Tarnovo region

Heritage: Bulgarian, from Veliko Tarnovo region

Now in: Sofia, Chrypt Al. Nevski

Оriginal:17 C./92 x 58,5 cm

Replica:2004/79,5 х 55,5 сm

 

The icon shows The Three Saints (The three holy patriarchs of the Church) - St. Gregory the Theologian, St. John Chrysostom, St. Basil the Great, following the iconographic tradition for their representation. All three of them are depicted with the similar faces, eyes near to the nose and wrinkled fronts. They appeared after their death to a holy bishop saying “We are one in God”. Inscriptions in Greek.

 

Cat. № 1.27