Saint John in the Desert
Domenico Veneziano - circa 1445
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The nude figure of Saint John, who puts aside his luxurious raiment to don the coase jair shirt of the ascetic, is evidently derived from an ancient classical statue of a pagan god.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1445
Artist age:Approximately 35 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 31.8 cm (12.52 in.), Width: 28.4 cm (11.18 in.)
Medium: Painting - tempera on panel
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 11 July 2013.
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