"The fiery ascent of Elijah"
5/3/04 Icon "the Fiery ascent of the prophet Elijah"

Russia, late XIX century.
Gold leaf, cold enamel, letter tempera, oil.
The icon illustrates the main events in the life of Elijah. He is depicted in the center against the dark opening of the cave. To the left is a Raven that brings him food.Below to the left the calling of Elijah the angel of the desert. Bottom right, the prophet Elijah cuts through the cloak of the waters of the Jordan. Above-Elisha protarsi hands following the fiery cloud carrying Elijah in a chariot, which is ruled by an angel. In the upper left corner, the God of hosts.
Sizes, cm: 54 x 44
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