Taufe Jesu Christi im Dom zu Citta alla Pieve, Johann Anton Ramboux, after Pietro Perugino, after Pietro Perugino;  school
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Taufe Jesu Christi im Dom zu Citta alla Pieve
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Pietro Perugino: Taufe Jesu Christi, Holz. Dom, Citta della Pieve

Johann Anton Ramboux
afterPietro Perugino
orafterPietro Perugino school

Taufe Jesu Christi im Dom zu Citta alla Pieve, 1818 – 1843

192 x 132 mm
Inventory Number
Bib. 2472
Object Number
Bib. 2472 IX 4A
Acquired in 1868
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Taufe Jesu Christi im Dom zu Citta alla Pieve
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Sammlung von Umrissen und Durchzeichnungen, Band 9
Part Number / Total
1 / 2
Production Place
Invented in
Città della Pieve
Period Produced
Object Type
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unten (mit Bleistift): Eine Tafel im Dom alla Pieve für Pietro gehalten aber / wahrscheinlich aus dessen Schule
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unten rechts (mit Bleistift): 888
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Property and Acquisition

Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquired in 1868

Work Content

Motifs and References

Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 3,13-17
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 1,9-11
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 3,21-22
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 1,29-34


  • 73C121(+3) baptism of Christ in the river Jordan: John the Baptist pouring out water on Christ's head: the Holy Ghost descends (+ angel(s))

Research and Discussion


Object History
Johann Anton Ramboux (1790-1866)
Nachlass Johann Anton Ramboux, 1866
Versteigerung durch J.M. Heberle (H. Lempertz), Köln, 23.5.1867 an Ferdinand Prestel, Frankfurt am Main, 1867
verkauft an das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 1868.


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