Saint Matthew

From the Book of Durrow, late 7th century. Folio 21 verso, 8 x 5 inches. Library of Trinity College, Dublin. Google Wikipedia
From the Lindisfarne Gospels, early 8th century. folio 25, verso. 11 x 9 inches. British Library   Wikipedia


From the Vienna Coronation Gospels (Gospel Book of Charlemagne), c. 800-810. Ink and tempera on vellum, … Schatzkammer, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Khan Academy . Wikipedia


From the Ebbo Gospels (Gospel Book of the Archbishop of Reims), folio 18 verso, c. 816-835. Ink and tempera on vellum, 10.25 x 8.25 inches. Bibliothèque Municipale, Épernay, France. Khan Academy


From the Codex Colbertinus, 11th or 12th century. Tempera on vellum, 7.5 x 4 inches. Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. link


Master Theodoric, Saint Matthew and the Angel, 1360-1365. National Gallery of Prague link


Caravaggio, The Calling of Saint Matthew, 1599-1600. Church of San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome. Oil on canvas, 10 feet x 11 feet. Wikipedia


Hendrick ter Brugghen, The Calling of Saint Matthew, 1621. Oil on canvas, 40 x 54 inches. Centraal Museum, Utrecht.   The artist also painted another version of this scene in 1618 (Le Havre Museum, WGA).

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