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Saint John the Baptist

Artist:
Manner of Antonio Rossellino (Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date:
ca. 1475
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Height: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.238
Not on view
Inscription: Very coarsely incised on back of base: M A

Note: inscription most probably by a former owner or dealer who wished it to pass as an early Michelangelo
Frère ; George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (by 1926–41; to MMA)
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