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The Madonna and Child with the Infant Baptist
Follower of Pontormo

The Infant Baptist, wearing a camel skin, appears behind the Virgin Mary and the child Jesus.

This is likely to be a work of the second half of the 16th century by a Florentine artist who had revived Pontormo's style.

Key facts
Artist Follower of Pontormo
Artist dates 1494 - 1556/7
Full title The Madonna and Child with the Infant Baptist
Date made probably 1560s
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 81.3 x 58.4 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1966
Inventory number NG6375
Location in Gallery Not on display
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