A large icon representing St.John the Evangelist dictating his Gospel to his Disciple Prokhor on the island of Patmos 16th century the rock formations of the background expressively rendered against the neutral area of the background in abstract shapes with vigorous white highlights, the shadows rendered in red and black; among the mountain peaks can be discerned an eagle's head, the symbol of Saint John the Evangelist 101.5 by 75cm., 40 by 29Iin.

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A large icon representing St.John the Evangelist dictating his Gospel to his Disciple Prokhor on the island of Patmos 16th century the rock formations of the background expressively rendered against the neutral area of the background in abstract shapes with vigorous white highlights, the shadows rendered in red and black; among the mountain peaks can be discerned an eagle's head, the symbol of Saint John the Evangelist 101.5 by 75cm., 40 by 29Iin.