Oil on canvas representing little Saint John the Baptist with the Lamb designating Jesus Christ in his role of sacrificial victim, destined for the Easter offering.
John the Baptist is revealed to us as the last of the prophets, the one who announces and presents Christ, the Lamb of God.
Canvas relined, restorations and cleaning.
Berain style 19th century giltwood frame
French School, late 17th-early 18th century, entourage of Louis CRETEY (1630-1702)