The Birth and Naming of Saint John the Baptist

Artist: Sano di Pietro (Ansano di Pietro di Mencio) (Italian, Siena 1405–1481 Siena)
Date: 1450–1460
Culture: Italian, Siena
Medium: Tempera and gold on wood
Dimensions: Overall, with engaged (modern) frame, 9 5/8 x 18 7/8 in. (24.4 x 47.9 cm); painted surface 8 1/8 x 16 7/8 in. (20.6 x 42.9 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.44

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