Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos

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RUSSIA, LATE 17TH CENTURY

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Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos

Russia, late 17th century

Finely painted in strong colours, the saint standing by the mouth of a cave in which Prokhor writes the Gospel, in a rocky background, in a shaped gilded border chased with stylised flowers and scrolls, surmounted by three towers, the central with a gilt metal cross

13 x 7.3/8 in. (33.5 x 18.8 cm.)