Fiery Ascent of the Prophet Elijah

Iconography:  Fiery Ascension of Elijah the Prophet

Date: XIX century. Second quarter of the 19th century.

Material: Wood, levkas, tempera, gold

Dimensions:  height 89 cm, width 67 cm

The Prophet Elijah is shown against a landscape background. A raven is bringing him food. At the left are the figures of Elijah and Elisha walking across the rivers of Jordan. Above the scene is Elijah ascending heavens in a fiery chariot.

Registration number ГМПИ 3241. ДИ-499-И. © The State Museum of Palekh Art

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