Nicholas, St., with hagiography

Iconography:  Selected saints, Gurias of Edessa, the Martyr, Samonas of Edessa, the Martyr, Aviv of Edessa, the Martyr, Hagiographic cycle Nicholas, Nicholas (lap)

Date: XIX century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Russia

Material: Wood, tempera,

Dimensions:  height 69 cm, width 55 cm

In the centerpiece is St.Nicholas the Miracleworker. In his left hand he holds the opened Gospel, his right hand is raised in a gesture of blessing. In the upper corners of the central section in the medallions are waist-length figures of Christ and the Mother of God. There are 32 hagiographical border scenes. On the raised flat borders of the icon panel are the saints: St.Samonas, St.Gurias, St.Abibas and St. Anne.

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

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