Large Russian Icon Showing St. Nicholas The Miracle-Worker
Russian, after 1903 Oil on wood panel. The lower register depicting the Archimandrite Feodosiy Archbishop of Chernigov, St. Panteleimon and St. Seraphim of Sarov. Year: 1903 Dimensions: 55.4 x 37.8 cm Condition: Wearings When Vladimir the Great brought Christianity to Kiev...
St. Nicholas is prominent in Russian Orthodox liturgy as Thursday prayers are dedicated to him as representative of all the saints. Nicholas is the only saint shown in three-dimensional statuary in the Russian Orthodox Church. (stnicholascenter.org)