Saint Mark Writes His Gospel, from the series Thesaurus novi Testamenti elegantissimis iconibus expressus continens historias atque miracula doni nostri Iesu Christi

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Johannes Wierix (engravers (printmakers))
,
Maerten de Vos (after)
,
Gerard de Jode (publisher)

Date

ca. 1585

Period

16th century
The evangelist Mark sits under a tree and writes his gospel. Next to him is the lion, his attribute. Back left is the resurrection of Christ, who escapes from the mouth of hell with devils. At the back right in Ezekiel's vision, the prophet sees the valley full of barren dead bones come to life. Below the scene is a…
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The evangelist Mark sits under a tree and writes his gospel. Next to him is the lion, his attribute. Back left is the resurrection of Christ, who escapes from the mouth of hell with devils. At the back right in Ezekiel's vision, the prophet sees the valley full of barren dead bones come to life. Below the scene is a two-line text in Latin.
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More about this work

Features
Artist(s) / maker(s) Johannes Wierix , Maerten de Vos VIAF RKD Wikidata, Gerard de Jode VIAF RKD Wikidata
Type burin engraving
Category prints (visual works) AAT
Material paper
Dimensions 206 x 254 mm
Location Work currently not on display
Object number 2014-LL-1
Vlaamse Kunstcollectie - EN

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