How to recognize the Four Evangelists

A conversation about the iconography of the Four Evangelists while standing before Andrea da Giona, Altarpiece with Christ, Saint John the Baptist, and Saint Margaret, 1434, Carrara marble, 182.9 x 203.2 x 12.7 cm (The Cloisters, part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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This altarpiece at The Met Cloisters

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank, "How to recognize the Four Evangelists," in Smarthistory, September 19, 2022, accessed April 23, 2024,