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The artist Mitko Ivanov restored an icon from the collection of the Historical Museum
Friday, 21 Oct 2016 - Historical Museum

Regional historical museum Burgas expresses sincere thanks to the artist Mitko Ivanov, who responded to the call of public institution to save endangered icons from the museum collection. He specializes in the field of iconography for decades and completely gratuitous accepted the challenge to restore one of the icons in the worst condition - "St. Mary". It is significantly burned with damaged painting layer. After skillful intervention, the image of the Virgin returned its luster and dignity. The restored icon will be given a special place in the exposition of the Historical Museum.

Initiative of RHM Burgas for the restoration of priceless icons continues as currently more than 20 works of Orthodox art from the museum collection need attention. Anyone wishing to support this noble cause can turn to RHM Burgas.
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