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Saint John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist

late 1500s
designed by
(Italian)
(Italian, 1605)
Overall: 49.5 x 16.5 x 14.5 cm (19 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)
Location: not on view

Description

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.
  • Trivulizo, Milan
    Adolph Loewi (Los Angeles, California), sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1952.
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. no. 238 archive.org
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1966. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1966. Reproduced: p. 94 archive.org
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1969. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1969. Reproduced: p. 94 archive.org
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 108 archive.org
  • Art and Humanism in the Renaissance. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (January 23-February 25, 1962).
  • {{cite web|title=Saint John the Baptist|url=false|author=Angelo de Rossi, Giuseppe de Levis|year=late 1500s|access-date=01 March 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1952.276