Fiery Ascension of the Prophet Elijah

Region: Greece
Period: Dated 1701
Size: 42,5 x 27 cm


This Greek icon depicts the Fiery Ascension of the prophet Elijah in a special way. The prophet stands in a small cart pulled up by four winged horses. Elijah drops his cloak for his successor Elisha. Paraskeva is depicted in the bottom right corner.