Sat, Jun 25, 2016 10:00AM EDT - Mon, Jun 27, 2016 10:00AM EDT
Russian Icon of St. Nicholas of Myra
Russian, 19th century. Tempera on wood with riza. An icon depicting St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker wearing a cross-adorned omophorion, holding an open Gospel book, the head framed by a halo with vine designs, unmarked; 10.5 x 8.75 in. (full icon size).
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Dr. William Blake Selnick, Cincinnati, OH
Significant damage including paint loss to the hands and face, as well as tarnish, losses and holes to riza, which is some kind of yellow metal, not silver.