Elijah at the Brook Cherith by Roelandt Savery

Set in a romantic landscape, crowded with animals and birds.


Oil on canvas
37 x 51 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
F F Madan through The Art Fund

The Prophet is seated on some rocks by the side of a small waterfall in the background. He stretches out his arms to the ravens, who are flying towards him with food in their mouths.

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Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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