St. John the Evangelist Polychrome and gilded wood, height 91 cm


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Category : Sculptures  > 16th century
Item 167162
St. John the Evangelist Polychrome and gilded wood, height 91 cm  
Period : 16th century
XVI century San Giovanni Evangelista Polychrome and gilded wood, alt cm 91 The polychrome sculpture analyzed here underlines the typology of St. John the Evangelist as an apostle: young, graceful, almost feminine, shaved, with long curly hair. The other version of the son of Zebedee is that of the Evangelist, author of the fourth gospel and of the Apocalypse: here he appears on the contrary as a gray-bearded elder. Considered the beloved disciple, he witnessed some of the most important moments in the life of Christ: he was the protagonist of the miraculous fishing and the multiplication of the loaves, but above all he was present, together with Peter and James, the transfiguration on Mount Tabor and  
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