Saint John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist

late 1500s

designed by

Angelo de Rossi


cast by

Giuseppe de Levis

(Italian, 1605)


Overall: 49.5 x 16.5 x 14.5 cm (19 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1952.276



Saint John wears the hair shirt he fashioned during his retreat into the wilderness to live humbly. He clenches a device of baptism, a shell to pour the water.

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