PISANO, Andrea
(active c. 1290-1349 in Pisa)

Burial of John the Baptist (panel of the south doors)

1330
Gilt bronze, 39 x 39 cm
Baptistry, Florence

This scene from the bronze doors of the Baptistry represents John the Baptist's disciples carry his body to burial. It features toga-clad figures within archetypically Gothic quatrefoils.