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Saint John the Baptist
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Saint John the Baptist

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Description Saint John the Baptist is shown here interceding with Christ the Judge for the forgiveness of human sins. He is surrounded by Saint Demetrius, Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory the Theologian, and Saint Cyril of Belozersk, all similarly turned in prayer toward Christ.
  • A Millennium of Christianity: Russian Art from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
  • Highlights from the Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998-2001.
  • Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire's Legacy . The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2017-2018.
Provenance Alexandre Polovtsoff (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Polovtsov); purchased by Henry Walters, Paris, 1930; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1930.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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16th century (Early Modern)
tempera on wood panel with silver gilding
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 12 × W: 9 5/16 × D: 1 9/16 in. (30.5 × 23.7 × 4 cm)


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