The Baptism of Christ, Veneto-Byzantine Master 15th century;   ?
Veneto-Byzantine Master 15th century
The Baptism of Christ
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Dimensions
42.0 x 55.4 cm
Physical Description
wood (poplar; trapezoid panel, above with the edge curved inwards
Inventory Number
1822
Acquisition
Acquired in 1927
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Baptism of Christ
Painter
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
wood (poplar; trapezoid panel, above with the edge curved inwards
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet beidseits der Taube: IESUS/BAPT[it]ST; im Kreuznimbus Christi in Rot O N

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Acquired in 1927

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
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

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73C12 John the Baptist baptizing
  • 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))
Secondary

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19.02.2024