Sint Nicolaes te Paerd

This colorful illustration from 1822, which translates as “folk print of St. Nicholas on horseback

Sinter Klass 1766

Sinter Klass (P. Servaas, 1766). This 1766 woodcut created by P. Servaas appears to be the earliest depiction of Sinterklaas riding a

Sint Nikolaas 1760

The garments on this illustration of “Sint Nikolaas” by Dutch artist R. Koene in 1760

Sinter Klaas 1750

This illustration, produced the same year as Sint Nicolaas, Goet Heylig Man, is titled Sinter Klaas because of the Dutch ban on celebration of St. Nicholas’ Day, a Catholic holiday, following the Protestant Reformation.