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Head of John the Baptist on a Dish

Image attached to M.2-2004

An image of Sculpture/Relief. Head of John the Baptist on a Dish. Unknown, Nottinghamshire (almost certainly). Alabaster, carved in high relief,with remnants of painting in red, brown, and black, and gilding, circa 1450- circa 1500. Gothic. Medieval.

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Sculpture/Relief. Head of John the Baptist on a Dish. Unknown, Nottinghamshire (almost certainly). Alabaster, carved in high relief,with remnants of painting in red, brown, and black, and gilding, circa 1450- circa 1500. Gothic. Medieval.

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  • Accession Number: M.2-2004
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 767 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 693.11kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2014:06:04 11:36:28

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15th Century alabaster angels bearded beards beheaded biblical carved Catholic decapitated English Gothic heads John the Baptist male Medieval New Testament painted relief religious saints St John the Baptist

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