A FRAGMENT OF A VITA ICON OF ST. NICHOLAS

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A FRAGMENT OF A VITA ICON OF ST. NICHOLAS RUSSIAN, 16TH CENTURY

The Saint at the left of the image, standing, wearing the Bishop's omophorion, showing the Gospels he is holding to the kneeling man, in the background a Church and a walled city, between the two a rocky cliff, its one side barren, the other with tall trees, the Saint's dark green halo standing out against the pastel colours of the composition

9? x 8? in. (24.25 x 21 cm)