MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


NORTHERN RUSSIA, FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY

86. A LARGE VITA ICON OF THE PROPHET ELIJAH WITH TWELVE SCENES

NORTHERN RUSSIA, FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY

116 by 89.5 cm.
70,000-90,000 pounds


Content of the Scenes:
1. The birth of Elijah and the vision of angels swaddling the infant with fire.
2. The Prophet Elijah prophesies to King Ahab, foretelling a three-year drought.
3. Elijah asks the widow of Zarephath (Sarepta) in Sid


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