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John baptises Christ; two angels watch. Engraving by T. Crüger, ca. 1617, after A. del Sarto.

Sarto, Andrea del, 1486-1530.
Date
1617
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Bible. N.T. Matthew 3.13-17; Mark 1.9-13; Luke 3.21-22. John 1.29-32

Publication/Creation

1617

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 30.1 x 34.3 cm

Lettering

Incola Iordanis Christum ter flumine mergit, Christus ut infuso flamine tergat aquas. Sic homo primævæ purgans contagia culpæ, Se patrem in coelis sentit habere Deum Culpa facit seruos, sed vincit gratia culpam, Ipsius ut nostro crimine crescai honor. A. d. Sarto invent. T. Cruger sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22439i

Lettering note

Monogram 'AV' (V and A superimposed on each other) written on stone on right

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