Guild of Saint Luke
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Guild of Saint Luke was the most common name for a city guild for painters and other artists in early modern Europe, especially in the Low Countries. They were named in honor of the Evangelist Luke, the patron saint of artists, who was identified by John of Damascus as having painted the Virgin's portrait.
- Saint Luke painting the Virgin
- Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers London
- Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass London
- Guild of Romanists Club in 17th century Antwerp
- Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp Founded in 1663