A wooden statue of St. John the Baptist dates from the eighteenth century. Sainte Radegonde Church, Giverny, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

A wooden statue of St. John the Baptist dates from the eighteenth century. Sainte Radegonde Church, Giverny, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

The Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist circa 1550, part of the monumental choir screen in Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres. Chartres, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

The Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist circa 1550, part of the monumental choir screen in Cath├ędrale Notre-Dame de Chartres. Chartres, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean