ST. JOHN IN SILENCE

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ST. JOHN IN SILENCE

RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

The saint in a meditative mood, portrayed seated, carrying the Book of the Apocalypse, touching his mouth thus implying his silence, the angel behind him whispering the text of the Revelation, the apocalyptic personification of Luke the Evangelist at his right, the family saints Artemii and Ioannii on the border

12? x 10? in. (31.75 x 27.25 cm)