Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath.
 Ivanov, Aleksandr Andreevich, 1806-1858

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Title:Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath

The well-known Russian painter, Alexander Ivanov, was a devoted Christian and made a number of study sketches illustrating scenes from the Bible. In this water-color sketch, the top scene shows Elijah requesting food and water from the Widow as she gathers sticks; her son stands to the right. In the bottom scene, Elijah movingly restores her son to her, after reviving his life.

Date:c. 1850
Artist:Ivanov, Aleksandr Andreevich, 1806-1858

Scripture:Kings I, 17:8-16, (17-24)
Person as Subject:Elijah (Biblical prophet)
Widow of Zarephath (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:CProp05

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Attribution:Ivanov, Aleksandr Andreevich, 1806-1858. Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54361 [retrieved September 27, 2020]. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alexandr_Ivanov_075.jpg.
Record Number:54361 Last Updated: 2012-04-11 14:16:43 Record Created: 2010-04-06 11:28:04
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition