'The Sermon of St. John the Baptist,' North Portal Sculptural Bronze Group by Giovan Francesco Rustici – Baptistry

January, 2006 to January, 2008

The three restored statues were included in the 2009-2010 exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of the Genius, at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. For the museum catalog, Friends of Florence produced a DVD entitled A Most Excellent Restoration, The Sermon of St. John the Baptist by Giovan Francesco Rustici.


Saint John the Baptist
Silver Donors
Anne and Robert Krebs
M. Ann O’Brien

The Levite
Silver Donor
The Friends of Heritage Preservation, Los Angeles

The Levite and The Pharisee
Silver Donors
Julie and William C. Ballard, Jr.
Michael Corliss
Kathleen and Robert Craine
Joy and Leonard Dreimann
Anne and Robert Krebs
Nancy and Jeffrey Moreland