06 works, Today, October 18th, is Apostle and Evangelist Luke’s day, his story illustrated #289

Jacob Jordaens, (1593–1678)
The Four Evangelists, between 1620 and 1625

Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Oil on canvas
Height: 133 cm (52.3 in); Width: 118 cm (46.4 in)
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke, was a native of Syrian Antioch, a companion of the holy Apostle Paul, and a physician enlightened in the Greek medical arts. Hearing about Christ, Luke arrived in Palestine and fervently accepted the preaching of salvation from the Christ Himself. As one of the Seventy Apostles, Saint Luke was sent by the Christ with the others to preach the Kingdom of Heaven. After the Resurrection, the Jesus Christ appeared to Saints Luke and Cleopas on the road to Emmaus…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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