Russian Icon of St. Nicholas, The Archbishop of Myra

Russian icon of St. Nicholas, The Archbishop of Myra, with 16 hagiographical border scenes, created in the Vladimir region in the second half of the 19th century. The icon depicts St. Nicholas of Myra, one of the most venerated and beloved Christian saints, also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. St. Nicholas is the patron saint of children, students, merchants, sailors, archers, and also repentant thieves. He is portrayed on countless Eastern Orthodox icons, often vested in a cross-ornamented phelonion, with a Gospel Book in his hand.

Russian Icon of St. Nicholas, The Archbishop of Myra

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