London, South Kensington
13 December 2002
Francesco Solimena (Canale di Serino 1657-1747 Barra)
Saint John the Baptist
oil on canvas laid down on panel, tondo
8 in. (20.2 cm) diam.
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We are grateful to Professor Nicola Spinosa for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs. He dates the picture to the end of the seventeenth century.
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