Bust of the Infant St John Baptist

On display


  • Title

    Bust of the Infant St John Baptist

  • Artist/maker

    Antonio Lombardo (c. 1458 - 1516) (sculptor)
    workshop of Severo da Ravenna of Padua (active 1496 - before 1538) (caster)
  • Associated place

    Ravenna (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1505 - 1510
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    13.9 cm (height)
    13 cm at base (width)
    10.9 cm (depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by the Art Fund, to mark the Keepership of Sir Karl T. Parker, 1963.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 43 | Italian Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Pope-Hennessy, John, Essays on Italian Sculpture (London/Phaidon, 1968), p. 180

Lloyd, Christopher, Renaissance Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1980), no.5

Hall, James, ‘The Renaissance bronze: Art at its most lovable’, (1999), illus. 53

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), illus. pp. 148 - 153 no. 41

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