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The Baptism of Christ
  • George Minne
    1866–1941
    born: Ghent, Belgium ; died: Laethem-Saint-Martin, Belgium
  • The Baptism of Christ, 1899
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • brush lithograph
  • Paper Type: Thick japan, with thick deckle
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 614 x 507 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 730 x 585 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 24 1/8 x 19 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 28 3/4 x 23 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0052
Description

Scene with two figures, standing in water. Flowing, repeated lines in forms-water, hair, robes, clouds.