Nicholas, St., with hagiography
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.