Nicholas the Wonderworker, St.

Iconography:  Nicholas (lap)

Date: XIV century. 14th-15th centuries

Iconographic school/art center:  The Byzantine icon painting

Origin: From the treasure-trove found in 1978 in the monastery of John the Baptist

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 21,5 cm, width 15,5 cm

Waist-length depiction of the blessing saint Nicholas with the closed Gospel book. The saint is represented in the wine-colored phelonion and the white omophorion with the black crosses on the shoulders. In his left hand the saint holds the Gospel book with the red edge.

Inv. № 25350-8. © Pskov State United Historical, Architectural and Fine Arts Museum-Reserve

Bibliography: Васильева О.А. Иконы Пскова. М., 2006. № 11. С. 59.

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