standing infant with arms out, PL arm slightly upraised; thick, short hair; standing on rocky element; wearing brown and gilt garment trimmed in dark brown fur; gilt shoulder cloth

John the Baptist as a Child, one of a pair, c. 1640

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The figure of the Infant Saint John the Baptist was carved as a companion figure for the Infant Jesus Christ (on the opposite pedestal).

Details
Title
John the Baptist as a Child, one of a pair
Artist Life
1609–1648
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2010.27.1.2
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standing infant with arms out, PL arm slightly upraised; thick, short hair; standing on rocky element; wearing brown and gilt garment trimmed in dark brown fur; gilt shoulder cloth