Tintoretto: The miracle of the slave/ the miracle of Saint Mark (1548)

(Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice. Italy)

A painting by the Italian artist Jacopo Comin, better known as Tintoretto (1519-1594). The Painting shows an episode of the life of saint Mark: a slave was ordered to be executed for his veneration of Christian relics. Saint Mark intervened by making the slave invulnerable - the executioner is showing the broken axe to the Judge. Painting from 1548

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