Elijah the Prophet in the wilderness

Iconography:  Fiery Ascension of Elijah the Prophet, Elijah in the Wilderness, Hagiographic cycle of Elijah the Prophet

Date: XVII century. 1672

Icon-painter: Evtikhiev, Fedor (Zubov Fedor Evtikhiev Ustyuzhenets)

Origin: From the Church of St. Elijah in the Wilderness, Yaroslavl.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera

Dimensions:  height 45,7 cm, width 35 cm

In the center of the icon is the figure of Prophet Elijah fed by the raven. Top upper corner represents the scene of the Fiery Ascension of the prophet to the skies.

Inv. № 1463. © Yaroslavl Art Museum

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