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Elijah The Prophet And The Angel
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"Elijah The Prophet And The Angel"
Elijah the Prophet and the angel. Italian School of the seventeenth century.Work Genoa.Oil on canvas in very good condition signed lower left (Gio; Lonardo ft) In the ninth century BC, in the northern kingdom, King Ahab turns away from the God of Israel to worship Baal, false god dear to his wife Jezebel. To teach him a lesson, Elijah stopped the rain on the kingdom for three years and triumphed the pagan priests on Mount Carmel. Hailed by Jezebel, Elijah must flee to the desert. Demoralized, exhausted, he comes to wish to die and begs the Lord to take his life. But while sleeping, an angel wakes him up and says, "Get up and eat." Near Elie are deposited cakes and a pot of water. Thanks to this food, the prophet will find strength to continue on his way. 102x75cm (with XXth frame 117x90cm)
Price : 7500 €
Artist : Gio Lonardo
Period:17th century
Style:Renaissance, Louis 13th
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Huile sur toile

Reference : 534298
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