St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the first Gospel. This has been the constant tradition of the Church and is confirmed by the Gospel itself. He was the son of Alpheus and was called to be an Apostle while sitting in the tax collectors place at Capernaum. Before his conversion he was a publican, i.e., a tax collector by profession. He is to be identified with the "Levi" of Mark and Luke.
19th Century Russian Icon of St. Nicholas.
Saint Sophia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love. St. Sophia was a widow with three daughters living in Rome in the time of Emperor Hadrian. Her daughters were Faith (age 12), Hope (age 10) & Love (age 9). The four of them were brought before Hadrian and commanded to sacrifice to the goddess Artemis. They stood steadfast with their arms entwined and instead gave glory to Jesus Christ.
The Mother of God, Theophanes - Damascene Gallery Icon and Church Supply
Ikonen Museum Recklinghausen Apostel Und Evangelist Lukas
Santa María, Madre de Dios y Madre nuestra: San Lucas Evangelista 18 Octubre
Holy Evangelist Luke, a doctor from Syrian Antioch, was a Disciple of the 70 of Apostle Paul. He came to Palestine to find out about Jesus; the Lord converted him and sent him to preach even during His lifetime. Luke painted the first icons of Virgin Mary, blessed by her, and wrote his part of the Gospel and Acts, which are critical for separating Christianity from Judaism. He martyred in Thebes (link)