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St Nicholas of Myra
Title: St Nicholas of Myra
Author: Valentin Metzinger
Dating: around 1740
Provenance: the parish of Lipoglav
Ident. no.: reg. no. L 2
Materials: oil on canvas
Measurements: 130 cm (width) 213 cm (height)
On display: Permanent exhibition The history of Christianity in Slovenia
© Slovene Museum of Christianity

Valentin Metzinger (1699–1759) was, together with painter Franc Jelovšek (1700–1764), an important pioneer of Baroque painting in Ljubljana. Over 300 paintings in his hand are known to exist in Slovenia and abroad.