John the Baptist Winged

Iconography:  John the Baptist - the Angel of the desert

Date: XVII century.

Iconographic school/art center:  Yaroslavl school

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 105 cm, width 82 cm

The icon depicts John the Baptist as a winged angel. In his hands he holds a scroll and a bowl with his decapitated head, at his feet is a tree with a pierced axe.

Inv. № Ж-1343. © Radishchev State Art Museum, Saratov

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