The Infant John the Baptist with Lamb

after Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Seville 1617 - Seville 1682)
National Trust Inventory Number 1401185

Category Paintings
Date 1700 - 1799
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 635 x 1110 mm
Place of origin
Collection Felbrigg, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
On show at Felbrigg, Norfolk, East of England, National Trust

This is a copy of the painting in the National Gallery, London. It was almost certainly made after the original came to England from France, and its sale to Sir Simon Clarke by Bryan in 1801. It was very possibly made after its arrival into the National Gallery's collections in 1840.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Infant John the Baptist, after Bartolome Esteban Murillo (Seville 1617 – Seville 1682), 18th century. Full length figure of St John as a child holding a lamb in a landscape. Inscription 'Ecce Agnus Dei' on strap wound around wooden cross. This is a copy of the painting in the National Gallery, London.

Makers and roles

after Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Seville 1617 - Seville 1682), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10043)
Category Paintings (12645)
Collection Felbrigg, Norfolk (Accredited Museum) (14144)
Periods 18th century (85758)
Maker Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Seville 1617 - Seville 1682) (44)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (12451)

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