Elijah the Prophet in the wilderness
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