Saint John the Evangelist (Painting by Michaelina Wautier)

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Saint John the Evangelist
Portrait historié of a Young Man as John the Evangelist
Wautier-evangelist.jpg
Year1650s
LocationItaly

Saint John the Evangelist is a painting by the Flemish artist Michaelina Wautier. It depicts Saint John the Evangelist carrying a chalice, an allusion to the legend that John survived the drinking of a chalice of poison as a demonstration of his faith. It was painted in the 1650s, and is now part of a private collection in Italy.[1]

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  1. ^ Michaelina Wautier, 1604-1689 : glorifying a forgotten talent. Stighelen, Katlijne van der,, Gruber, Gerlinde,, Howell, Martha C.,, Sanzsalazar, Jahel,, Del Torre Scheuch, Francesca,, Beneden, Ben van,. Kontich. ISBN 9789085867630. OCLC 1031438767.CS1 maint: others (link)