London, South Kensington
27 November 2006
RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700
The prophet turning to his right, presenting the open scroll with a solemn gesture, painted with delicacy, the saturated colours of his garments and his gold halo with red rim standing out against the green and ochre of the background, the panel probably coming from an iconostasis
14 3/8 x 24½ in. (36.5 x 62.25 cm)
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