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Christ and John the Baptist

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Lindenwood in high relief, hollow at flattened back. Draped Christ Child on globe embraces fur-clad John kneeling, with lamb at back, staff across molded base.

Provenance

Henry Heilbronner, Lucerne, Switzerland; 1957, sold by Heilbronner to the MFA for $1,000. (Accession Date: September 12, 1957)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

17th century

Object Place

The Netherlands

Dimensions

35.56 x 30.48 cm (14 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

57.592

Medium or Technique

Wood; Lindenwood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture