Bust of a child

Bust of a child

Purchased from Messrs Jean Pouzadoux in 1888 for 6s 6d (8 francs)

Original:

Bust of a child
Ascribed to Andrea della Robbia (1435-1525)
Second half of the 15th century
Glazed terracotta
Musée National de la Renaissance, Chateau d'Écouen, France

This bust may represent the young St John the Baptist and may once have had a pendant figure of the youthful Christ similar to the companion figure (museum no. 1867-182).