John the Baptist

Iconography:  John the Forerunner, prophet and baptist

Date: XVI century. The late 16th – early 17th centuries.

Iconographic school/art center:  North of Russia.

Origin: From the Church of the Annunciation in the village of Chelmuzhi, Medvezhyegorsky district, the Republic of Karelia

Material: Wood, tempera

Dimensions:  height 72 cm, width 31 cm

The full-length figure of the John the Baptist in a three-quarter turn.

Inv. № И-412. © Republic of Karelia Museum of Fine Arts

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