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Rybinsk, Russia

2005

Egg tempra, levkas (gesso) on old board

17 3/8 x 14 3/4 inches

Hagiographic icon with traditional scenes of the life of Nicholas in Eastern Orthodox tradition

Row 1:
• Birth of Nicholas
• Baptism
• Healing woman with withered hand
• Education of Nicholas
Row 2:
• Consecration as Deacon
• Consecration as Bishop
Row 3:
• Appearing to Emperor Constantine
• Dowry story
Row 4:
• Saving Patriarch Athanasios from the flood
• Saving Basil from Saracens (Golden Cup)
• Death of Nicholas
• Translation of the relics