Printing Plate of Icon of St. Nicholas

Plate, Printing

Dimensions:

W 6.625 in x H 8.5 in x D 0.0625 in

Accession Number:

19.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-05-16

Description

Printing plate of an icon of St. Nicholas. In center is depicted St. Nicholas sitting on throne, blessing with right hand and holding book in left. In top left and right corners are Christ and Virgin Mary in clouds. Around central image in margins are vignettes depicting miracles of St. Nicholas and episodes from his life. A tree trunk and branches appear behind the vignettes. Inscriptions on plate are in Slavonic.