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John the Baptist

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Half-length figure. Long curly hair & beard, lips parted. Arms folded, left hand held object now lost. Clad in flowing gown with embroidered neckline. Fingers & nose broken.

Provenance

By 1934, John Templeman Coolidge (b. 1856 - d. 1945), Boston; 1935, gift of J. Templeman Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

Italian, 16th century (?)

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.739

Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture