• Nicholas the Wonderworker

    The icon depicts a half-length figure of Saint Nicholas in a benedictory position, wearing full bishop’s toggery, with Gospel in his hand. He is surrounded by selected saints in the upper and side borders of the icon. In the upper part is a half-length apostle row, with the Archangels Michael and Gabriel at the head, who stand on both sides of the prepared throne. On the side borders, in pairs, from top downward are the Figures of the saints Basil the Great and George the Theologian, John the Chrysostom and Hipatius of Gangra, Cyrill and Athanasius of Alexandria and saint princes, passion-bearers Boris and Gleb, the Martyrs George and St. Demetrius of Solun, Florus and Laurus. The saints’ row is tailed by half-figures of the healers Cosmas and Damian in the lower parts of the icon
  • Florus and Laurus, Saints

    Full-length figures of the saints with crosses in the hands.
  • Saint martyr Blaise of Sebastea with Sts. Florus and Laurus

    The icon represents the full-length figure of St. Blaise of Sebastea, flanked by Florus and Laurus. Above the is an image of Jesus Christ in the clouds.
  • Nicholas, St. with selected saints

    St. Nicholas is represented in an erect frontal pose, half-length, blessing with his right hand; in his right hand covered with a phelonion and an omophorion he holds a closed gospel book. In the upper margin, in the center, is the Ethimasia (the Prepared Throne). On either side of the Ethimasia are half-length depictions of the healers Cosmas and Damian. On side borders the saints are portrayed full-length, in three rows, by pairs. In the upper part of the icon are princes Boris (left) and Gleb (right). In their right hands they hold martyr’s crosses, in the left hands they hold up the swords in sheaths tangled with a baldric. In the middle of side borders are the martyrs Florus (left) and Laurus (right). In the bottom stand saint martyrs. Eudokia (left) and Domna (?) (right). In the bottom margin are the shoulder-length figures of Sts. Paraskeva (left?) and Photinia (right).
  • Nicholas the Wonderworker with selected saints

    St. Nicholas the Wonderworker was one of the most favorite and venerated saints in Medieval Russia. He protected and assisted people in all their good deeds, patronizing travelers, fishers, hunters and comforting all those in sorrow. The 15th century half-length icon depicts St. Nicholas wearing a clerical dress. His right hand is raised in the two-finger sign of blessing. In his left hand, hidden by the edge of a phelonion and omophorion, the saint is holding a closed Gospel book. A distinctive feature of the icon is images of selected saints beside an image of Nicholas the Wonderworker – the healers Cosmas and Damian, the holy martyrs Florus and Laurus, St. Blaise and archdeacon Stephan.
  • Blaise, Florus, Laurus, Sts

    The full-length figures of Sts. Blaise, Florus and Laurus. In the lower register, against a landscape, are the figures of domestic animals patronized by the saints.
  • Florus and Laurus, the Great Martyrs

    Sts. Florus and Laurus are depicted frontally, full-length, with the cross and the spear in their hands. In the upper part of the icon in the quadrant is shown Christ Emmanuel. The colors of the icon alternate: St. Florus is dressed in the azure mantle and the cinnabar vestment and St. Laurus – in the cinnabar mantle and the azure chiton.
  • Martyrs Florus and Laurus, with scenes from their lives

    In the centerpiece are represented saint martyrs Florus and Laurus full-length, in prayer to the image of the Holy Trinity.
  • Selected saints: Saint Martyr Blasius of Sebaste, Martyrs Florus and Laurus

    The icon shows the frontal depictions of the saints full-length. Blasius is represented dressed as a bishop, with the Gospel book in his hands, martyrs Florus and Laurus are holding the crosses in their right hands.
  • Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, with the Deesis tier and the Selected Saints

    In the centerpiece of the icon is depicted blessing saint Nicholas dressed as a bishop with the open Gospel book in his left hand.