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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 434

    THE LIFE OF PROPHET ELIJAH AND HIS FIERY ASCENT TO HEAVEN

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE LIFE OF PROPHET ELIJAH AND HIS FIERY ASCENT TO HEAVEN
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Shown sitting in the wilderness with a raven delivering food by the order of God, the surrounding scenes narrating the life of the prophet including his nativity to the left, Elijah ascending to heaven on a chariot of fire in the upper right corner; rendered in a fine detailed manner with reds and greens against a rocky terrain of saturated ochre
    12¾ x 11 1/8 in. (32.3 x 28.2 cm.)


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