Mosaics and Stained-Glass

St Nicholas Blessing the Sailors

St Nicholas Blessing the Sailors
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Mosaics and Stained-Glass, Coloured and transparent glass; overglaze painting, treated with a silver mordant, Diam. 38.8 cm
Origin: Germany, Nuremberg, Circa 1500, Workshop of Mikhael Wolgemut
Personage: St Nicholas
Source of entry: Museum of the Stieglitz School, 1933
Theme: The Bible and Christianity

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