A Garner of Saints – Evangelists

detail of 'The Four Evangelists', 17th century by the Studio of Jacob Jordaens; in Sint-Janskerk, Mechelen, Belgium; photographed on 30 November 2013 by Ad Meskens; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, symbolised respectively by a Cherub or Human Figure, Lion, Ox and Eagle, following the vision described in the first chapter of Ezekiel. There is a painting of this by Raphael in the Pitti Gallery at Florence.

MLA Citation

  • Allen Banks Hinds, M.A. “Evangelists”. A Garner of Saints, 1900. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 April 2017. Web. 23 July 2017. <>