FINE RUSSIAN BIOGRAPHICAL ICON OF ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLEWORKER
Novgorod, Late 15th Century
St. Nicholas in the center, with scenes of his life, top to bottom and left to right as follows: 1. Presentation of St. Nicholas to his schoolmaster, 2. Appearance of St. Nicholas to King Constantin, 3. Salvation of Dimitri from the bottom of the sea, 4. Ordination of St. Nicholas as Bishop, 5. St. Nicholas saving souls at sea, 6. St. Nicholas stays the executioner's sword, 7. St. Nicholas returns the son of Agrika to his parents, 8. Death of St. Nicholas.