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The Baptism of Christ, from the series of etchings Biblical Scenes, after the frescoes by Raphael in the Vatican Loggia
The Baptism of Christ, from the series of etchings Biblical Scenes, after the frescoes by Raphael in the Vatican Loggia
Date:
1607
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
13.2 x 17.9 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1958.142.2.42
Acquisition Date:
1958-02-21
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

John the Baptist pours water from a small bowl over the head of the praying Jesus, as angels kneel on the banks of the river Jordan holding His clothes.