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ICON WITH ST. NICHOLAS THE WONDER WORKER

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ICON WITH ST. NICHOLAS THE WONDER WORKER

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Russian Sacred Arts Gallery


About this object

Bust icon of St. Nicholas with a golden halo that overlaps the Kovcheg. Possibly the style of Palekh or Mstera. kovcheg contains foliage ornament, green border bounded by red. St. Nicholas wears omophorion of a bishop with crosses partially visible. Probably for private use

Category:
paintings
Object name:
ICON WITH ST. NICHOLAS THE WONDER WORKER
Made from:
Tempera on panel
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
30.5 × 24.9 cm (12 × 9 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2007.4
Signature marks:
Nikola Rizo Zolot _? indicating it formerly may have had a gold riza (now lost)
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 2007