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Saint John the Evangelist

Etching of a male figure with a halo, wearing elaborate drapery, a book open on his knee and dipping a pen into ink. A dove flies in the upper-right corner, and an eagle sits in the lower left.
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  • Etching of a male figure with a halo, wearing elaborate drapery, a book open on his knee and dipping a pen into ink. A dove flies in the upper-right corner, and an eagle sits in the lower left.

Date:

1567

Artist:

Paolo Farinati
Italian, 1524-c. 1606

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paolo Farinato

Title

Saint John the Evangelist

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1567

Medium

Etching in black on paper

Dimensions

27.5 × 18.4 cm (10 7/8 × 7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Hammond Stickney Collection

Reference Number

1887.441

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