DONATELLO
(b. ca. 1386, Firenze, d. 1466, Firenze)

Altarpiece with St John the Baptist

1438
Polychrome wood
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice

The picture shows the altarpiece in the Cappella di San Giovanni Battista in the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. In the centre of the altarpiece is Donatello's St John the Baptist, his only statue in Venice.




© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.