Bust of the Young Saint John the Baptist

Italian, Florence
Renaissance
About 1480–1500
Workshop of Giovanni della Robbia (Italian, Florentine, 1469–1529 (?))


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1478

Medium or Technique

Terracotta with traces of polychromy

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Terracotta bust of the young St. John.

Provenance

Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston; 1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw, through Quincy Adams Shaw Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton