John the Baptist

Painting of John the Baptist holding a scroll reading 'Ego vox clamantis in deserto', which translates as 'I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness.' It is part of an illuminated manuscript, possibly a hymn book, dating to the late 15th century.

Label: old handwritten display label, reading 'ST JOHN BAPTIST. A Fine Miniature of Italian Execution about 1480.'

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