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Christian Art in Bulgaria, Big catalogue of icons and relics 13 - 18th c.

Author: Theophana Matakieva
Pages: pp. 232 with 120 colour illustrations, hard cover with a jacket, size 25,5 x 33 cm
Language: published in English

A hundred of the best specimens of the art of wall painting and iconography, woodcarving, textile and metal plastic art from the National Museum of History’s stock are presented in a sequence. Some of them are published for the first time.

This book traces the history of Christian art in Bulgaria, from the founding of the nation to the present day. It includes 120 color photographs, illustrating frescoes, icons, doors, furniture, tapestries, jewelry and more.

About the author: Teofana Matakieva-Lilkova is an Art History graduate from the Academy of Arts at Sofia (1977). Shortly thereafter, she joined the staff of the National Museum of History as keeper of the ecclesiastic art collection. She devoted some fifteen years of her career to setting up the Museum collection of icons. In 1985 she received her PhD with a research paper entitled "St. John of Rila Iconography: Spread of his image and life in the works of art (13th-19th century)". Teofana Matakieva-Lilkova is author of over forty scientific research publications on late medieval and revival icon paintings which she has discovered herself.

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