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Plate 2: Saint Mark, his head turned in profile to the left, with an open book in his right hand and a lion at his feet, from 'The four evangelists'

Plate 2: Saint Mark, his head turned in profile to the left, with an open book in his right hand and a lion at his feet, from 'The four evangelists'

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Sebald Beham (1500–1550) was a German painter and printmaker, especially noted for his engravings. Born in Nuremberg, he spent the later part of his career in Frankfurt. He was one of the most important of the "Little Masters", the group of German artists making prints in the generation after Dürer.

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1541
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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