Carlo Dolci 1616-1686 old master Mannerist oil painting Saint John the Baptist

Stunning 17th century antique Italian painting depicts the infant St. John the Baptist. Label verso attributes the piece to Florentine painter, Carlo Dolci (1616-1686). Three watchful angelic faces, one in profile, hover overhead. Oil on canvas measures 16.75 x 21.75 inches. Painting has been relined and placed on 19th century stretchers. A long tear has been expertly repaired that runs vertically, just to the left of the center cherub's face. Unsigned.