Overall: 43.2 x 33 x 25.4 cm (17 x 13 x 10 in.)
Bequest of James Parmelee 1940.586
John the Baptist is often accompanied by a lamb as a sign of his intimacy with Christ, the Lamb of God. The depiction of children embracing animals is a motif from antiquity that Piamontini would have known.
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