Tintoretto: Saint Mark Cycle - Finding the body of Saint. Mark/ Saint Mark Working Many Miracles (1562-1566)
(Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy)
This painting from the Italian master Jacopo Comin, better known as Tintoretto (1519-1594), is a part of a cycle of 3 paintings about Saint Mark, the patron saint of Venice. Originally this painting was called "The finding of the body of St. Mark on June 25, 1094 during the construction of the new basilica in Venice. Today, the painting is called "St. Mark working many miracles". The saint is depicted raising a man from the dead, restoring a blind man's sight, and casting out devils. Painting from 1562-1566.
Other Parts of this cycle: