St John, Evangelist Photos

St John the Apostle & Evangelist (c9-c100), younger brother of St James the Greater, and author of a Biblical Gospel, is symbolized with an eagle plus sometimes a book. In most cases he is presented with the other three Evangelists. St John is considered to be an Apostle of Christ and is also known by the name John of Patmos, after his exile to that Greek island. He was the only apostle at Christ's crucifixion where Jesus placed Mary in his care. In his Apostle role, his symbol can be a chalice with a snake (poison) which St John drank & survived. On Patmos, St John is considered the author of the Book of Revelation (the Apocalypse).

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Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ivory plaque of St John the Evangelist with Eagle from Aachen, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.Sandstone relief of eagle of St John the Evangelist from Alspach in Unterlinden Museum. Colmar, France.Two copper Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ivory plaque of St John the Evangelist with Eagle (early 9thC) from Aachen, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.Sandstone relief of eagle of St John the Evangelist (mid 12thC) from Alspach in Unterlinden Museum. Colmar, France.Two copper Evangelist symbols (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
St John the Evangelist panel detail of Madonna & Child polyptych painting by Giotto di Bondone at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Saints John the Evangelist & Paul paintings two wings of altarpiece from Köln at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany.St John the Evangelist raises Satheus to Life painting by Francescuccio Ghissi at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.St John the Evangelist with Acteus & Eugenius painting by Francescuccio Ghissi at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
St John the Evangelist panel detail of Madonna & Child polyptych painting (c1295-1300) by Giotto di Bondone at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.Saints John the Evangelist & Paul paintings (c1300) two wings of altarpiece from Köln at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany.St John the Evangelist raises Satheus to Life painting (c1370) by Francescuccio Ghissi at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.St John the Evangelist with Acteus & Eugenius painting (c1370) by Francescuccio Ghissi at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
St John the Evangelist causes a pagan temple to collapse painting by Francescuccio Ghissi at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Altarpiece panel of Saints Peter, Clara, James the Major & John the Evangelist by Pere Serra at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya at Museu. Barcelona, Spain.Saints Peter, John the Evangelist? & Bartholomew by Tommaso del Mazza at National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, ON.Sts. John the Baptists & John the Evangelist tempera painting by Mariotto di Nardo at J. Paul Getty Museum Center. Malibu, CA.
St John the Evangelist causes a pagan temple to collapse painting (c1370) by Francescuccio Ghissi at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Altarpiece panel of Saints Peter, Clara, James the Major & John the Evangelist (c1385) by Pere Serra at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya at Museu. Barcelona, Spain.Saints Peter, John the Evangelist? & Bartholomew (c1385-90) by Tommaso del Mazza at National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, ON.Sts. John the Baptists & John the Evangelist tempera painting (1408) by Mariotto di Nardo at J. Paul Getty Museum Center. Malibu, CA.
Christ on the Cross between Mary & John sculpture & painting in Köln at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany.John the Evangelist & Apostle Peter painting by Jacopo Bellini at Berlin Gemaldegalerie. Berlin, Germany.Saints John Evangelist, John the Baptist, & a bishop painting from Erfurt? at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Vision of St John the Evangelist at Patmos painting by Master of Aiguatèbia at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.
Christ on the Cross between Mary & John sculpture & painting (1425-35) in Köln at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany.John the Evangelist & Apostle Peter painting (c1430-5) by Jacopo Bellini at Berlin Gemaldegalerie. Berlin, Germany.Saints John Evangelist, John the Baptist, & a bishop painting (c1430) (one of a pair) from Erfurt? at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Vision of St John the Evangelist at Patmos painting (1450-5) by Master of Aiguatèbia at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.
Deposition of Christ in Tomb with Mary, Nicodemus, Joseph of Arimathea & St John the Evangelist painting by Rogier van der Weyden at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.St Bartholomew & St John the Evangelist painting by Fernando Gallego at University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Maria with Child & Sts Dominic, Michael, John the Baptist & John the Evangelist altar painting by Ghirlandaio at Alte Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.German gilded copper carving of winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St John at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Deposition of Christ in Tomb with Mary, Nicodemus, Joseph of Arimathea & St John the Evangelist painting (c1460) by Rogier van der Weyden at Uffizi Gallery. Florence, Italy.St Bartholomew & St John the Evangelist painting (1480-8) by Fernando Gallego at University of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Maria with Child & Sts Dominic, Michael, John the Baptist & John the Evangelist altar painting (c1494) by Ghirlandaio at Alte Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.German gilded copper carving of winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St John (15thC) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
St John Evangelist marble sculpture by Lorenzo Bregno of Venice at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.St John the Evangelist on Patmos painting by Hans Baldung Grien at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Detail of eagle of St John the Evangelist on painting by Hans Baldung Grien at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Carved linden wood figures of Christ on Mount of Olives with sleeping Apostles Peter, James the Elder & John by Meister von Rabenden from Munich at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
St John Evangelist marble sculpture (c1510) by Lorenzo Bregno of Venice at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.St John the Evangelist on Patmos painting (c1510) by Hans Baldung Grien at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Detail of eagle of St John the Evangelist on painting (c1510) by Hans Baldung Grien at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.Carved linden wood figures of Christ on Mount of Olives with sleeping Apostles Peter, James the Elder & John (c1515) by Meister von Rabenden from Munich at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.
St John the Evangelist blesses a poisoned chalice by Wilhem Stetter [aka Master WS of the Maltese cross] in Unterlinden Museum. Colmar, France.St John the Evangelist painting by Piero di Cosimo at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI.Stained glass Saint John with chalice & serpent in Christ Church Cathedral. Fredericton, NB.Statue of St John, Apostle, with serpent in a cup representing his power to drink from a poisoned cup without harm at St Aegidius parish church. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany.
St John the Evangelist blesses a poisoned chalice (1519) by Wilhem Stetter [aka Master WS of the Maltese cross] in Unterlinden Museum. Colmar, France.St John the Evangelist painting (1504-6) by Piero di Cosimo at Honolulu Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI.Stained glass Saint John with chalice & serpent in Christ Church Cathedral. Fredericton, NB.Statue of St John, Apostle, with serpent in a cup representing his power to drink from a poisoned cup without harm at St Aegidius parish church. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany.
John the Evangelist & John the Baptist woodcarvings by Master HL from Freiburg at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Firebrick depicting St John the Evangelist by Flemish artist at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.St Jean Evangelist at Patmos painting by Innocenzo da Imola in salon Mercury bedroom at Versailles Palace. Versailles, France.St John the Evangelist painting by Frans Hals at J. Paul Getty Museum Center. Malibu, CA.
John the Evangelist & John the Baptist woodcarvings (c1520-5) by Master HL from Freiburg at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Firebrick depicting St John the Evangelist (c1550) by Flemish artist at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.St Jean Evangelist at Patmos painting (early 16thC) by Innocenzo da Imola in salon Mercury bedroom at Versailles Palace. Versailles, France.St John the Evangelist painting (1625-8) by Frans Hals at J. Paul Getty Museum Center. Malibu, CA.
Evangelist St John with eagle painting by Mathias Stomer at Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes. Rennes, France.John the Evangelist painting by Carlo Dolci from Florence at Berlin Gemaldegalerie. Berlin, Germany.Marble sculpture Fisher Girl by William Randolph Barbee & St John the Evangelist by Thomas Ball at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Eagle, symbol of Evangelist John, on cover of Imperial Gospel Book at New Aachen City Museum. Aachen, Germany.
Evangelist St John with eagle painting (1630s) by Mathias Stomer at Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes. Rennes, France.John the Evangelist painting (c1635-40) by Carlo Dolci from Florence at Berlin Gemaldegalerie. Berlin, Germany.Marble sculpture Fisher Girl (c1858) by William Randolph Barbee & St John the Evangelist (1875) by Thomas Ball at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Eagle, symbol of Evangelist John, on cover of Imperial Gospel Book (795) at New Aachen City Museum. Aachen, Germany.
Fresco detail of symbol of Evangelist St John from church of Sant Climent de Taüll at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Winged eagle of St John Evangelist on baptismal font from Lower Saxony at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory plaques of Evangelists Matthew & John at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Eagle symbol of Evangelist John detail of Antependium relief from Schleswig or Jutland at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
Fresco detail of symbol of Evangelist St John from church of Sant Climent de Taüll (12thC) at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Winged eagle of St John Evangelist on baptismal font (c1230) from Lower Saxony at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory plaques of Evangelists Matthew & John (2nd half 12thC) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Eagle symbol of Evangelist John detail of Antependium relief (c1220-30) from Schleswig or Jutland at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.
Detail of Trinity Triptych panel with Evangelists John & Lucas painting from Netherlands at Berlin Gemaldegalerie. Berlin, Germany.Evangelist John wood carving by Tilman Riemenchneider of Würtzburg at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Statue of Evangelist St John with his eagle symbol at Köln Cathedral. Köln, Germany.Evangelist Luke & John statues at Berlin Cathedral. Berlin, Germany.
Detail of Trinity Triptych panel with Evangelists John & Lucas painting (c1390) from Netherlands at Berlin Gemaldegalerie. Berlin, Germany.Evangelist John wood carving (1490-2) by Tilman Riemenchneider of Würtzburg at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Statue of Evangelist St John with his eagle symbol at Köln Cathedral. Köln, Germany.Evangelist Luke & John statues at Berlin Cathedral. Berlin, Germany.
Carving of Evangelist St John & his attribute eagle, in St Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Statue of Evangelist, St John, with his attribute eagle, at entrance to St Peter's Church. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist John with eagle attribute sculpture on gateway to churchyard of St Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Eagle symbol of Evangelist St John on saints day calendar clock at St Mary's Church. Lübeck, Germany.
Carving of Evangelist St John & his attribute eagle, in St Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Statue of Evangelist, St John, with his attribute eagle, at entrance to St Peter's Church. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist John with eagle attribute sculpture (1678) on gateway to churchyard of St Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Eagle symbol of Evangelist St John on saints day calendar clock at St Mary's Church. Lübeck, Germany.
Bust of Evangelist John by Prof. Gustav Kaupert. Trier, Germany.Evangelist John statue on base of pulpit at Trier Cathedral. Trier, Germany.Evangelist St John with Eagle symbol carved on pulpit at Bamberg Cathedral. Bamberg, Germany.Evangelist John with eagle attribute stained glass scene prob. Nuremberg at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.
Bust of Evangelist John (c1887) by Prof. Gustav Kaupert. Trier, Germany.Evangelist John statue on base of pulpit at Trier Cathedral. Trier, Germany.Evangelist St John with Eagle symbol carved on pulpit at Bamberg Cathedral. Bamberg, Germany.Evangelist John with eagle attribute stained glass scene (early 17thC) prob. Nuremberg at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.
Evangelist St John eagle symbol on ceiling painting at Bürgersaal kirche. Munich, Germany.Eagle carving of Evangelist John on pulpit at St Lawrence Church. Nuremberg, Germany.Eagle symbol of Evangelist John detail of Life of Madonna altarpiece from Western Franconia at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Statue of Evangelist St John with his eagle symbol in St Benedict church at Benediktbeuern Abbey. Germany.
Evangelist St John eagle symbol on ceiling painting at Bürgersaal kirche. Munich, Germany.Eagle carving of Evangelist John on pulpit at St Lawrence Church. Nuremberg, Germany.Eagle symbol of Evangelist John detail of Life of Madonna altarpiece (c1500) from Western Franconia at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.Statue of Evangelist St John with his eagle symbol in St Benedict church at Benediktbeuern Abbey. Germany.
Fresco detail of symbol of Evangelist St John from church of St Marti de Tost at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Evangelist symbols of Sts Luke's bull & John's eagle painted in apse of St-Germain-des-Prés. Paris, France.Eagle of Evangelist John on pulpit at St-Sulpice church. Paris, France.Squinch painting of Evangelist John around Grand Dome at Les Invalides. Paris, France.
Fresco detail of symbol of Evangelist St John from church of St Marti de Tost (13thC) at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Evangelist symbols of Sts Luke's bull & John's eagle painted in apse of St-Germain-des-Prés. Paris, France.Eagle of Evangelist John on pulpit at St-Sulpice church. Paris, France.Squinch painting of Evangelist John around Grand Dome at Les Invalides. Paris, France.
St John Evangelist stained glass at St Eustache Les Halles. Paris, France.Eagle of Evangelist John on pulpit at Église de la Madeleine. Paris, France.Carved eagle representing Evangelist John on pulpit in Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.Evangelists Luke & John carved at base of pulpit at St Maurice of Angers Cathedral. Angers, France.
St John Evangelist stained glass (19thC) at St Eustache Les Halles. Paris, France.Eagle of Evangelist John on pulpit at Église de la Madeleine. Paris, France.Carved eagle representing Evangelist John on pulpit in Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.Evangelists Luke & John carved at base of pulpit at St Maurice of Angers Cathedral. Angers, France.
Triumph of the Church with Evangelists Luke & John painting by unknown artist of Flanders at Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Rouen, France.Evangelist John with eagle painting by Lambert Jacobsz of Netherlands at Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Rouen, France.Door lintel with symbol of evangelist St John at Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Lyon, France.Wood carvings of evangelists St Luke & St John at St-Sauveur Cathedral. Aix-en-Provence, France.
Triumph of the Church with Evangelists Luke & John painting (16thC) by unknown artist of Flanders at Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Rouen, France.Evangelist John with eagle painting (17thC) by Lambert Jacobsz of Netherlands at Rouen Museum of Fine Arts. Rouen, France.Door lintel with symbol of evangelist St John at Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Lyon, France.Wood carvings of evangelists St Luke & St John at St-Sauveur Cathedral. Aix-en-Provence, France.
Evangelist St John at Marseille Cathedral. Marseille, France.St Luke & St John on Trinity Church. Boston, MA.St John Trinity Church. Boston, MA.Eagle of St John Trinity Church. Boston, MA.
Evangelist St John at Marseille Cathedral. Marseille, France.St Luke & St John on Trinity Church. Boston, MA.St John Trinity Church. Boston, MA.Eagle of St John Trinity Church. Boston, MA.
Eagle of Evangelist St John on pulpit of Dunfermline New Abbey Church. Dunfermline, Scotland.Carved eagle of evangelist St John in Thistle Chapel at St Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tomb plaque carved with winged angel & eagle symbols of Evangelists St Matthew & St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.St John marker at Hammond Castle Museum. Gloucester, MA.
Eagle of Evangelist St John on pulpit of Dunfermline New Abbey Church. Dunfermline, Scotland.Carved eagle of evangelist St John in Thistle Chapel at St Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tomb plaque carved with winged angel & eagle symbols of Evangelists St Matthew & St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.St John marker at Hammond Castle Museum. Gloucester, MA.
Evangelists Saints Luke & John on Trinity Church. New York, NY.Stained glass windows of Evangelists St John & St Mark at San Fernando Cathedral. San Antonio, TX.Lamentation under the Cross painting as Apostle John consoles Virgin Mary by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Alte Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Apostle St Jean stained glass from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Evangelists Saints Luke & John on Trinity Church. New York, NY.Stained glass windows of Evangelists St John & St Mark at San Fernando Cathedral. San Antonio, TX.Lamentation under the Cross painting (1503) as Apostle John consoles Virgin Mary by Lucas Cranach the Elder at Alte Pinakothek. Munich, Germany.Apostle St Jean stained glass (before 1270) from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.

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