0311 St John the Forerunner; Russian; 19th cent.; 35x30x3cms;     £1000

0311 St John the Forerunner


35x30x3 cms.

Dressed in a camel hair shirt, St John the Forerunner holds his right hand in benediction. His left holds an open scroll with a warning from Scripture that is time to be ready for the appearance of the long awaited Messiah.