Head of St. Jean-Baptiste

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Origin
France
Period
16th century
Material
Ivory
Height
10 cm
Width
7 cm
Depth
5 cm
Literature

Depicted in: Catalogue des sculptures, tableaux, tapis etc. Formant la collection d’objets d’art du Musée van Stolk’, Den Haag 1912, p. 20, cat. no. 154.

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Description

This carved ivory head represents the head of John the Baptist, with a very serene expression. His eyes are slightly lowered and the hair is pronounced. The back of the portrait is uncarved. The ivory was part of the collection of Museum van Stolk and is depicted in the 1912 catalogue.

Cites nr: 4890021001388

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