Nicholas the Wonderworker with saints on the margins

Iconography:  Selected saints, Guardian Angel, Nicholas (lap)

Date: XIX century.

Iconographic school/art center:  The last third of the 19th century.

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 36 cm, width 31 cm

In the central part of the icon is the half-length figure of the saint. In his left hand he holds a Gospel, his left hand is raised in a benedictory gesture. On either side of him are the half-figures of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. On the margins are the figures of the Archangel and the saints.

Received from the Vuchetich All-Union Industrial Art Combine in 1991.

Inv. № РЖ – 2111. © S.D.Erzi Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Mordovia


Русское искусство XVIII - XX века: живопись, икона, культовая деревянная скульптура, графика, скульптура: каталог. Т.1 / МРМИИ им. С.Д. Эрьзи; [редкол.: Л.Н. Нарбекова и др.; авт. - сост.: Т.В. Елисеева, Е.А. Вишнякова]. Саранск, 2009. № 157. С. 113.

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