IMP-02-04-14 St Nicholas the Wonderworker

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A painted icon of St Nicholas the Wonderworker.

Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker was the Archbishop of Myra in Lycia. This is a shoulder-length icon of St Nicholas, so his face takes up almost all the surface of the icon board. The halo touches the upper margin, as if it sticks up towards the viewer.

Commemorated on December 19, May 22 (translation of his holy relics to Bari, Italy), August 11 (the saint's birthday).

Materials

This icon is painted using the following materials:

  • Acrylic or tempera paints
  • Lime, alder, or pine board
  • Gesso
  • Colored wax
  • Gold leaf
  • Linseed oil
  • Hide glue
  • Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic)

Size

This icon of St Nicholas the Wonderworker is available in several sizes:

  • 7.5×10 cm
  • 11×14.5 cm
  • 14.5×19.5 cm
  • 16.5×21.5 cm
  • 19×25 cm
  • 23.5×31 cm
  • 27×35 cm
  • 30×41 cm
  • 40×52 cm

Decorations

This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel.The halo is adorned with wrought silver. The icon is also decorated with gold-plating of the background and other elements. This icon can be additionally embellished with a metal or textile oklad, precious and semiprecious gemstones. We recommend placing this icon in an opening or a non-opening icon case.

Price & Deadlines

The cost of this icon and the time it will take to make it are negotiable, depending on its size and the complexity of its design. Once it is ready, the icon will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

More Information
SKU IMP-02-04-14
Image Saints
Minimum size, cm 7.5×10
Paints Type acrylic / tempera
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