AN ICON SHOWING EPISODES FROM THE LIFE OF THE PROPHET ELIJAH IN THE DESERT Russian, 19th century Tempera on wood panel with kovcheg. The background stripped to gesso, restored. 30.7 x 25.4 cm. ICON WITH THE PROPHET ELIAS, HIS LIFE IN THE DESERT AND HIS PIERCIOUS DESTINY Russia, 19th century. Single panel with edge band, two frontal sponki. Egg tempera on chalk ground. 30,7 x 25,4 cm. Color of the background removed, restorations.