Likenesses of Saint Nicholas
Part of the Saint Nicholas Page honoring Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker
Iconography was in former times an art used exclusively in the religious practices of Orthodox Christians, both in their prayerful and pious creation, and in their veneration. Iconography now includes both religious and nonreligous works. Many icons have passed from the hands of the Church or Orthodox believers into secular hands for use as simple art or for sale. Icons continue to be painted, since neither the art itself nor the need for icons has died. Some of the sites here sell or resell icons, and some simply have pictures of them for display.
Saint Nicholas, as one of the most popular of saints of the family
Orthodox Christian Churches, is depicted in great numbers of icons.
- Orthodox Byzantine Icons, "N-O" category, from the St. Isaac of Syria Skete. You'll see small icons, including:
- Several "plain" icons of Saint Nicholas
- Nicholas - Help of Mariners
- Nicholas Enthroned
- Nicholas with scenes from his life
- Nicholas and Sabbas (from Saint Dionysiou Monastery on Mount
Click the icons to see closeup views and ordering info. Also find other Nicholases: Saint Nicholas of Japan, Saint (Papa) Nicholas Planas, Tsar-Martyr Nicholas, and one icon of the Neomartyrs Raphael, Nicholas, and Irene
- "ComeAndSee" Icons, "Price List N", from Come and See Icons, Books, & Art, East Greenville, PA. A number of icons of Saint Nicholas, including one of Christ, the Theotokos (Virgin Mary), and Saint Nicholas.
- Saint Nicholas may be found at the Mounted icons page of Annunciation Press, a supplier of icons, cards and specialty images.
- From the Silver Icon site, providing hand-painted reproductions, several icons of Saint Nicholas, beautifully done with silver and silver-plated overlays. Click on the small icons of St. Nicholas for a larger renderings -- and again on the larger ones for even larger views.
- From Holy Transfiguration Monastery, Brookline MA (HOCNA):
- Saint Nicholas from Monastery Icons, producers of "Windows Into Heaven" icons.
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