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The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist  1524

by Giulio Romano

Oil on panel, H: 49 1/2 x W: 33 5/8 x D: 1/2 in. (125.7 x 85.4 x 1.3 cm) [br] Description: Both Mary and the Christ Child rest their hands on the Lamb of God, a symbol of Jesus' future sacrifice. St. John the Baptist, who stares reverently at Christ, is dressed in camel's skin in reference to his future ministry in the desert. Jesus' nakedness reminds us of his humanity....
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