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Saint John the Baptist

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White glazed terracotta figure of St. John the Baptist, barefoot and dressed in animal skins.

Provenance

1950, Irene Rothschild (Mrs. Solomon R.) Guggenheim (b. 1868 - d. 1954), New York; 1950, gift of Mrs. Solomon R. Guggenheim to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Solomon R. Guggenheim

Italian (Florence), Renaissance, About 1505–15

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Dimensions

100.3 x 33 x 26.7 cm (39 1/2 x 13 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.2624

Medium or Technique

Glazed terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture