St.John the Evangelist - Royal Cloister

Unidentified artist1500/1515

Batalha Monastery

Batalha Monastery
Batalha, Portugal

The Evangelist stands in the foreground holding a calyx with a little dragon inside, while the eagle who stands upon the Gospel offers him the inkwell. In the background a landscape sketch and a chapel can to be seen.


  • Title: St.John the Evangelist - Royal Cloister
  • Creator: Unidentified artist
  • Date Created: 1500/1515
  • Physical Location: Batalha, Portugal
  • Medium: Fresco

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