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The Baptism of Christ

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (painted)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on marble, mounted on slate

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Dr W. L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    P.8-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Europe 1600-1815, Room 6, The Lisa and Bernard Selz Gallery, case CA13

Physical description

Oil painting

Place of Origin

Germany (painted)

Date

early 17th century (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Oil on marble, mounted on slate

Dimensions

Height: 52 cm estimate, Width: 38.5 cm estimate, Height: 620 mm Measured by Conservation, Width: 385 mm Measured by Conservation

Object history note

Bequeathed by Dr W. L. Hildburgh, 1956

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'The Baptism of Christ', South German School, early 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kauffmann, C.M., Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, p. 127, cat. no. 145.

Materials

Oil paint; Marble; Slate

Techniques

Oil painting

Categories

Paintings; Christianity; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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