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Saint George Baptizing the Pagan King and His Daughter
  • Jan Borman
    active: Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Saint George Baptizing the Pagan King and His Daughter, early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • walnut wood, polychromy
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 54 x 50.2 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 1/4 x 19 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Hurwitz
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0118
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Three nude figures in a tub in the center of the piece; surrounded by figures. The male figure in the front right is holding a bowl over the head of the center figure in the tub; water is falling from the bowl. There is a crouching friar in the front left. There is a helmet in front of the tub, on the ground. There is a horse in the center background.