St. Nicholas the Wonder-Worker

Handwritten Icon

Russia
Late 19th century
Tempera, painted on a leaf of silver
8 1/4 × 9 1/4 inches
Text on the Book of the Gospels is from Luke 6.17: “At that time he stood on a level place and a great multitude of his disciples, and a great number of the people from all Judaea and Jerusalem and the sea coast of Tyre.”