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Scenes from the Life of Saint John the Baptist

Outdoors, distinct groupings of adult men and women, some with halos, gather near a building. The front-facing wall of the building is not depicted, allowing for a view inside, where a woman sits in bed with two women nearby and two other women dress a baby. A bearded man sits near the bed.
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  • Outdoors, distinct groupings of adult men and women, some with halos, gather near a building. The front-facing wall of the building is not depicted, allowing for a view inside, where a woman sits in bed with two women nearby and two other women dress a baby. A bearded man sits near the bed.

Date:

1490/95

Artist:

Bartolomeo di Giovanni
Italian, fl. c. 1465-1501

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 238

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Bartolomeo di Giovanni

Title

Scenes from the Life of Saint John the Baptist

Origin

Italy

Date

1490–1495

Medium

Tempera on panel (poplar)

Dimensions

74 × 150.4 cm (29 3/16 × 59 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1937.996

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