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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Russian (19th century)
Title:Saint Nicholas with Angels and Miracles from Icon pattern book
Date Made:1887
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print
Measurements:Sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.; 31.4 x 23.0 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1993.48
Credit Line:Gift of Oriole Feshbach
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Description:
A reverse image pattern for the Russian Icon depicting Saint Nicholas, and left to right the Virgin Mary (Theotokos) and Christ, the archangels Gabriel and Michael, and two miracles from the life of Saint Nicholas, the healing of the possessed boy and the rescue of the drowning Dimitri. The original icon was made in Novgorod.

Tags:
saints; angels; demons; religion; Christianity; Orthodox Eastern Church; patterns; icons; Cyrillic

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