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Young Saint John the Baptist

Artist:
After an imitation of Desiderio da Settignano (Italian, Settignano ca. 1430–1464 Florence)
Date:
possibly 15th century
Culture:
Italian, possibly Florence
Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
Height: 28 3/4 in. (73 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.686
Not on view
After a version of Desiderio's pietra serena relief of the young Baptist in the Bargello, Florence.
Martelli Family (descended through the family) ; Marchese Diego Martelli ; Maurice Kann , Paris ; Edouard Kann ; [ Joseph Duveen , until 1910; sold to Altman ] ; Benjamin Altman (1910–13; bequeathed to MMA)
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