The Baptism of Christ, Paul Juvenel the Elder
Paul Juvenel the Elder
The Baptism of Christ
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Paul Juvenel the Elder

The Baptism of Christ, 1609


Dimensions
98.0 x 88.1 x 1.5 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on limewood, three original rhombic insets in the panel, on the reverse original vertical traces of plane iron
Inventory Number
1667
Acquisition
Acquired in 1922
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Baptism of Christ
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on limewood, three original rhombic insets in the panel, on the reverse original vertical traces of plane iron
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unten auf dem Stein hinter den Füßen Christi: 160.9. PAVLVS. IVVENEL. FACIEBAT.

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1922

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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31.01.2019