(b. 1473, Augsburg, d. 1531, Augsburg)

St John Altarpiece: St John the Evangelist in Patmos (central panel)

Wood, 153 x 127 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

The painting, which is the central panel of the St John Triptych, depicts a subject popular in Northern culture: St John the Evangelist's vision of the Apocalypse on the isle of Patmos. The side wings represent the bishop saints Erasmus and Martin in an extended landscape.

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