John the Baptist

Creetown Granite: 7x7x3ft 4.00 tons. Location: In private collection. Oxon. Sold.

John the Baptist

Carved in silver-grey Creetown granite from the Solway Firth in Scotland, the sculpture depicts the monumental severed head of the biblical prophet. The scar on the cheek represents his pain. John the Baptist was purchased from the exhibition in Regent’s Park, London in 2002.

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