Joseph Prötzner
St. John the Evangelist

1753-55
Church of St. Peter, Munich, Germany

This is the customary way of portraying this saint, a beardless youth holding a chalice containing a snake. The golden clothing matches that of the other statues of Apostles that line the two sides of the nave.

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