Baptism of Christ
Object Place: Europe, Germany, Southern Germany
130.81 x 90.17 cm (51 1/2 x 35 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
High relief. Polychromed wood. Four figures in foreground: gilt-robed angels, one with hands in prayer & one holding garments; kneeling figure of Christ, Standing St. John, gilded cloak. Architectural background, gilded, gold dove against stylized clouds.
January 29, 1885, Cossa sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 56. 1945, Mr. and Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge, Boston; 1945, gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession date: June 14, 1945)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge