Friday, June 19, 2015

RELIGIOUS ART - 15th Century Carvings from the Bible! Saint John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist carved in walnut. Holding the lamb lying on his left arm; face high forehead cleared, the bouffant hairstyle framing the forehead and mid-to long beard wavy locks; he is wearing a long robe and a coat with one pan back on the right shoulder by forming two large circular pleats on the front and under the 
right arm. 

Middle Rhine, Cologne, 1410 H 69 cm