La Visione D'Ezechiello.
Engraving, proof before all letters. 570 x 795mm. 22½ x 31 inches.
Symbolic representations of the four Evangelists St. Mark's winged lion and St. Matthew's angel, St. Luke's winged ox and St. John's eagle, supports God in the image of man. Ezekiel is the tiny figure standing in the beam of light in the bottom left. Ezekiel is one of three of the major prophets of the Old Testament. The original painting was stolen by the French but returned to Florence in 1816 where is now hangs in the Galleria Palatina of the Palazzo Pitti.
[Ref: 13738] £380.00