Drawing, A Votive Image of a Boy Presented by his Parents to St. Nicholas of Bari, late 18th century
Brush and brown and gray wash, pen and brown ink on paper. Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund. 1938-88-4374.
What is this?
The Saint is sitting on clouds, with book and three balls, blessing. Surrounded by angels, two of them with mitre and crozier. Below, at left: The father standing, mother and son kneeling. At right a tub surrounded by three children.