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Figure of John the Baptist

Standing with the right foot on rock. Right arm raised (missing). Draped in brown lion skin with red girdle. Long hair & beard dark brown.

Provenance

By 1910, Frank Gair Macomber ; 1919, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Macomber to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Macomber

17th century

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

19.50

Medium or Technique

Ivory; bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture