Sweetmeats and Rod: The Story of Saint Nicholas
Tuesday, December 5, 2006 4:30-5:30pm
A lecture with Trudy Lusink
Part of the Malcove Collection Lecture Series
On December 9th, scheduled as close as was possible to the saint’s feast-day, researcher Trudy Lusink relates the miraculous story of Saint Nicholas’ life in a slide lecture that explores how the saint has been portrayed in icons over time and answers the questions posed above.
University of Toronto Art Centre
Title Image: Icon, St. Nicholas Thaumaturgos, 17th c, wood, fabric, gesso, paint, 31 x 26.7 x 25 cm. Gift of Dr. Lillian Malcove.
Page Image: Life of St. Nicholas, 17th c, tempera, 36 x 30 x 3.5 cm. Gift of Dr. John Foreman.