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The Young St. John the Baptist

Artist:
Luigi Bienaimé (Italian, Carrara 1795–1878 Rome)
Date:
1836
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Height: 45 1/2 in. (115.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Lewis M. Rutherford, 1930
Accession Number:
30.143.1
Not on view
The Accademia in Carrarra owns a model for 30.143.1 said to have been executed in 1820. The design of the figure was traced from a Thorvaldsen relief at Brahetrolleborg.
Signature: Signed and dated
Estate of Lewis M. Rutherford (until 1930; to MMA)
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