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 20,5 cm, width 15,2 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.