Interview with Professor Caroline Wilkinson about St Nicholas’ facial impression
You may be writing your letters to Santa, in the hope of being on the nice list, not the naughty list. The legend of Santa is based on St Nicholas, who was known as a secret gift-giver who would leave coins in shoes left out for him.
Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Director of the Liverpool School of Art and Design, has recreated the face of St Nicholas, considered to be the most accurate imitation of the 4th-Century Bishop. She joins me on the line to tell me more about her work.