Baptism of the Eunuch

about 1638
Claude Vignon (French, 1593–1670)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 22, first state Pacht Bassani 256, first state

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.13 x 23.81 cm (13 7/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.703

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in plate, below: ECCE AQVA QVID PROHIBET ME BAPTISARI ? / Descenderunt vterque in aquam Philippus et Eunuchus et baptizauit eum. / C. Vignon inent / Act. c.p. 8
Recto, lower left in graphite pencil: et sculp.

Provenance

European dealer; Hill-Stone, Inc. (New York) 2000; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Lesley Hill and Alan Stone