The Infant Saint John with the Lamb

Oil on canvas | 165 x 106cm | 1660-5

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Saint John the Baptist stands in a rocky landscape, a reference to the wilderness in which he lived as a young man, dressed in a camel-hair tunic and eating only locusts and honey.

He embraces a lamb, a symbol of Christ's sacrifice, and points towar...
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