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Saint Nicholas Wearing a Sakkos

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This painting is by an unknown artist from Romania. Rectangular icon, painted on glass and placed in a wooden frame, representing St Nicholas wearing a sakkos, literally 'sackcloth', the bishop's vestment. Two angels above, one in each top right and left-hand corner. In original frame.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Forest Hill

Title

Saint Nicholas Wearing a Sakkos

Date

c.1800–1850

Medium

pigment on glass with wood

Measurements

H 35 x W 29 cm

Accession number

1957.23

Acquisition method

acquired, 1952

Work type

Painting

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