St. Mark Enthroned
|St. Mark Enthroned|
|Year||1510 or 1511|
|Medium||Oil on panel|
|Dimensions||218 cm × 149 cm (86 in × 59 in)|
|Location||Santa Maria della Salute, Venice|
The painting was commissioned as an ex voto for the plague which was in Venice at the time. It features St. Roch and St. Sebastian on the right, protectors against the disease, and, on the left, Saints Cosmas and Damian, whose role as doctors enhances the protection.
St. Mark is portrayed on a throne, as a symbole of Venice surrounded by the protector saints.
- Gentili, A. (1990). Tiziano (in Italian). Florence.