MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (VETKA?), SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

* 171. THE PROPHET ELIJAH, HIS LIFE IN THE DESERT AND HIS FIERY ASCENT TO HEAVEN

RUSSIAN (VETKA?), SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY

33.2 by 29.8 cm.
600-800 pounds


Boldly executed with bright colours, the landscape in the lower part dominated by green vegetation, the heavenly realm occupied mainly by the fiery glory enclosing the quadriga with the winged horses that carries the Prophet in a chariot led by the God’s angel, to the upper left corner an image of the Lord of Sabaoth in blessing and holding the Sovereign’s Orb.


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