This is a reproduction of a Russian 16th century icon of the Evangelist Mark, who was a disciple of St. Peter, who gave him the direction to become the first preacher of the Gospel and first Bishop of Egypt. He was later martyred there by being dragged over cobblestones.
16 x 24
This reproduction print is mounted on a wood plank, in the traditional style of the Christian East.
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