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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Europe 1600-1815, Room 6, The Lisa and Bernard Selz Gallery

The Baptism of Christ

Oil Painting
early 17th century (painted)
Place of origin

Oil painting

Object details

Object type
TitleThe Baptism of Christ (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Oil on marble, mounted on slate
Brief description
Oil painting, 'The Baptism of Christ', South German School, early 17th century
Physical description
Oil painting
  • Estimate height: 52cm
  • Estimate width: 38.5cm
  • Height: 620mm (Measured by Conservation)
  • Width: 385mm (Measured by Conservation)
Dimensions not measured by Conservation are taken from Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800, C.M. Kauffmann, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1973
Credit line
Bequeathed by Dr W. L. Hildburgh
Object history
Bequeathed by Dr W. L. Hildburgh, 1956
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Kauffmann, C.M., Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, p. 127, cat. no. 145.
Accession number

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Record createdMay 2, 2007
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