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Framed black and white photographic reproduction of painting of saint, probably John the Baptist; nude torso and face of youth with dark curly hair looking to his right, fur cape tied around upper chest; right hand holds conical paper; cross, made of twigs and leather in right foreground is cross; ornate frame with outer beaded edge; raised center of nut and leaf motif superimposed on cross-hatch motif; smaller beaded band inside; rectangular newer wooden 'mat' inside with bright gilding; under glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1910
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
photographs
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cross
crosses (motifs)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
PICTURE, RELIGIOUS
prints (visual works)
Saint
saints
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Photograph
Dimensions
47.375 x 37.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1398
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6633

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