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Baptism of Christ
  • Germany
  • Baptism of Christ, circa 1900
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 336 x 437 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 409 x 523 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 17 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 20 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift from the John J. Talleur and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0255

Jesus standing in shallow water wearing only a loincloth with arms crossed over his chest, eyes lowered with John the Baptist standing on the shore in animal skin with cloth, holding a staff with cross and holding a shell in his right hand above Jesus' head - above the shell is a holy ghost hovering in glory - The landscape is low with two pale trees in the distance on the left, a large tree on the right and a large fern in the right foreground.