Spanish Colonial depicting Saint Mark the Evangelist

Dated in spanish lower left: May 18, 1803
Oil on canvas
Indistinctly signed lower left
32" H x 20.75" W

  • Condition: Visual: Craquelure throughout. Stretcher bar creases along the four edges. A .75" tear in the canvas upper left. Two repaired tears upper left with corresponding patches verso. A series of 3" white surface scratches upper center. A 1" line of craquelure with instability upper left edge. A series of horizontal surface scratches along the width of the canvas at the shoulder level of the subject. A pea-sized chip of paint loss with instability right edge center. A .5" L-shaped tear in the canvas lower center. Scattered chips of paint loss scattered along the lower edge.

    Blacklight: Evidence of restoration scattered throughout. The largest, a 2.5" x 2.5" area lower right. Difficult to read under heavy varnish.

    Frame: 37.5" H x 26.5" W x 1.5" D

Accepted Forms of Payment:

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer


Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran's in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third-party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran's assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran's. Nor does Moran's assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran's arranges for such third-party services, Moran's may apply an administration charge of 15% of that service fee.

December 16, 2020 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, US

John Moran Auctioneers

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

View full terms and conditions

Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $50,000