Nicholas the Wonderworker

Iconography:  Sergius of Radonezh, Venerable, Catherine of Alexandria, the Great Martyress, Selected saints, Nicholas (lap)

Date: XIX century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Nevyansk

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera, gilding

Dimensions:  height 33 cm, width 29 cm

The saint is depicted waist-length. In his left hand he holds the open Gospel Book and his right arm is raised in a gesture of blessing. In the saint’s halo are figures of Jesus Christ with the Gospel Book and the Mother of God with the omophorion. On the raised flat borders of the icon panel are St.Sergius, St.Sabbas, St.Catherine and St.Maria. 

© Omsk M.A. Vrubel Regional Museum of Fine Arts

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