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    Title: St John the Baptist (1609/10)



    Medium: Oil on Canvas

    Copyright: Public Domain


    This version of The Baptist was made while Caravaggio was staying in Naples, before he undertook his last journey to Rome. The prophet John is shown with his usual attributes: a sheep (or lamb) and a walking stick. Other John the Baptists by Caravaggio: 1602 and 1604.
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