Saint John evangelist. Ref.181
Saint John evangelist. Polychrome wooden sculpture
Altarpiece sculpted in half-round wood, polychromed and gilded.
Seated at his desk, he holds a stylus in his left hand and an inkwell in the other; elongated face, framed by long wavy hair, with eyes tapering towards the temples; he is dressed in a simple belted tunic and a coat, one side of which falls to the front of the knees. Hollow back.
Lake Constance region
Origin: Germany, Lake Constance
Size: Height 48cm Width 20cm
Period: Early 14th century
Condition: Slight accidents and losses