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The baptism of Christ. Lithograph by M. Fanoli, 1849, after G. Jäger.

  • Jäger, Gustav, 1808-1871.
Date
1 June 1849
Reference
22453i
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About this work

Description

Bible. N.T. Matthew 3.13-17; Mark 1.9-13; Luke 3.21-22. John 1.29-32. John the Baptist carries a flag attached to his reed cross. It reads: "Ecce agnus dei". John has his eyes turned up towards the light of the Holy Spirit. Two priests, Pharisees or Sadducees, watch the scene from top-left

Publication/Creation

London (137 Regent Street) : Hering & Remington, 1 June 1849 (Day & son, lith.rs to the Queen)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 32.9 x 43.8 cm

Lettering

Drawn by Gustav Jäger. Lithographed by M. Fanoli. Copyright secured

Lettering note

Monogram 'GI' (intertwined) as if carved on rock

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22453i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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