PROPHET ELIJAH AND EPISODES FROM HIS LIFE

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PROPHET ELIJAH AND EPISODES FROM HIS LIFE

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

The lower part depicting scenes from the Prophet's life, the upper part occupied by his Fiery Ascent, Christ appearing on the left corner, the heaven rendered in gold, the ochre border inscribed with the titles of the represented episodes 14 1/8 x 12 in. (36.25 x 30.50 cm)

HODEGETRIA MOTHER OF GOD

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

Flanked by Sts. Ivan and Nikita, painted realistically, covered by colourful beadwork (not illustrated)

9 x 7 in. (22.75 x 17.75 cm.)

VLADIMIRSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD

RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

Painted according to the traditional Byzantine style

12 1/8 x 10 in. (30.75 x 25.5 cm) (3)