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Russian icon - St. Nicholas of Mozhaisk

In Russia, Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker is often shown as Holy Hierarch Nicholas of Mozhaisk, depicting a full-length Nicholas with a sword in his right hand and a city in his left because the prayers to Saint Nicholas saved the city of Mozhaisk from the enemy attack.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 39-068-037-SP7-5
  • Size: 14 1/2 x 12 1/4 in (37 x 31 cm)
  • Age: ca. 1890s
  • Materials: Egg tempera on gessoed wood under a silvered brass oklad
  • Price: $750
  • Orthodox Cross
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