“Elijah in the Wilderness” Icon

Elijah in the Wilderness” icon from the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. It was created by the anonymous icon painter of the Pskov school in the 13th-14th century. The antique icon depicts the Old Testament figure, Elijah the Prophet, against a rocky landscape, surrounded by the scenes from his life and the image of the Deesis. It is the oldest known Russian hagiographic icon and the most significant one of the Pskov school.

“Elijah in the Wilderness” Icon

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