The complete set was hitherto known only at Dresden, and in the Albertina, Vienna.

1) St Matthew sits on a cushion, holding a book with an angel standing to the left with a scroll (main illustration); 2) St Mark kneels in the centre, holding an empty scroll and a lion with wings lies to the left; 3) St Luke kneels equipped with writing things and a winged bull stands to the right; 4) St John sits with a book and an eagle on the right.

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