ST. NICHOLAS

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RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

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ST. NICHOLAS

RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

The saint portrayed frontal, half-length, facing the onlooker while blessing and displaying the open Gospels, Christ and his Mother floating on clouds, the first one offering to the saint the Book of Gospels and the second the Episcopal stole, the features of the saint rendered delicately, his garments depicted in a folk style

11 15/16 x 9 15/16 in. (30.3 x 25.2 cm)