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After Michelozzo di Bartolomeo
(Italian, 1396–1472)
St. John the Baptist, late sixteenth century
22 3/16 x 10 1/4 inches (563 x 260 mm)
Height with base: 41inches (630 mm)
Bequest of Alice Tully, 1996; AZ177
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St. John, clad in a hair shirt, holds in his right hand a shell, symbolic of his baptism of Christ. The bronze statue was modeled after the work of the Florentine sculptor and architect Michelozzo di Bartolomeo, who, along with Donatello, was one of the earliest artists of the Renaissance to cast freestanding statues in bronze.

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