Saint Mark and Two Commentators

Detail of the apsidal vault fresco
Church of St. John, Taufers, Italy

Below the lion representing St. Mark are two copies of what we may guess are his gospel on a platform supported by an oddly anthromorphic stand. The saint on the right is a bishop with a mitre, crozier, and chasuble. The one on the left, also in a chasuble and possibly a mitre, could be a bishop, but instead of a crozier he holds some sort of vexillum. At this time it would be hard to identify the two figures definitively, but they seem intended to represent specific bishops.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.