St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas

$500.00

1 in stock

This exact replica St. Nicholas of Myra, from the 1st century, is the beginning of our present day Santa Claus.

12 x 16 Egg Tempura on Board, Gold Leaf

1 in stock

Description

Traditionally used in the painting of Icons, the ancient procedure of using egg yolk and natural pigment produces jewel-like paintings.  With the application of up to 300 layers there is a luminosity that no other medium can achieve.  This exact replica St. Nicholas of Myra, from the 1st century, is the beginning of our present day Santa Claus.

12 x 16 Egg Tempura on Board, Gold Leaf