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The Baptism of Christ

A work made of red chalk on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of red chalk on cream laid paper.

Date:

1641/67

Artist:

Cornelis van Poelenburch
Dutch, 1594/95-1667

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Cornelis van Poelenburgh

Title

The Baptism of Christ

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1640–1667

Medium

Red chalk on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, lower left, in light brown ink: "No. 90 T.P"; lower left, in graphite: "fm"

Dimensions

18.9 × 28.1 cm (7 1/2 × 11 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray

Reference Number

2019.858

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