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dc.contributor.authorGiovanni di Turinoen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-06T17:31:28Z
dc.date.available2018-09-06T17:31:28Z
dc.date.createdc. 1420-5en_US
dc.identifier.citationEnzo Carli, La scultura lignea italiana (Milan: Electa, 1960), 81; Scultura dipinta: Maestri di legname e pittori a Siena 1250-1450 (Florence: Centro Di, 1987), cat. 44, pp. 169-71; Alessandro Bagnoli, ed., Museo Civico e Diocesano d'Arte Sacra di Montalcino, 3rd edition (Siena: Edizioni Cantagalli, 2008), 74.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1974/24771
dc.descriptionMuseo Civico e Diocesano d'Arte Sacra, Montalcino; Seminario, Montalcinoen_US
dc.description.abstractJohn the Baptist, wearing his penitential camel skin cloak, points outward, either in his role as preacher or gesturing to Christ, which he does when saying "Behold the Lamb of God." This painted wood sculpture has been attributed on the basis of style to Giovanni di Turino, a Sienese goldsmith and sculptor in a variety of media, and dated to c. 1420-5. Giovanni generally worked in the manner of Lorenzo Ghiberti, but if this is an imitation of Ghiberti's bronze image of John the Baptist from Orsanmichele, it is a much calmer one, with simplified drapery. This version of John is also much more well-fed, less of the haggard prophet who survived on locusts and honey. The sculpture is made from a single log of walnut, hollowed to prevent cracking, the opening covered by a plank of poplar attached with nails. The original location of this sculpture is unknown. It was in the Seminario of Montalcino before being brought to its current location, the Museo Civico e Diocesano d'Arte Sacra, Montalcino. Photograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International.en_US
dc.format.extent162 cmen_US
dc.format.mediumPainted wooden_US
dc.subjectSt. Johnen_US
dc.subjectSainten_US
dc.titleSt. John the Baptisten_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.holderUna D'Eliaen_US
dc.rights.licensePhotograph(s) licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Internationalen_US


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