“And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness.
Then he suffered him.
And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”
Matthew 3:15-17 KJV
Identification and Creation
Benoît Audran the Elder, French (1661 – 1721)
After Francesco Albani, Italian (Bologna, Italy 1578 – 1660 Bologna, Italy)
Baptism of Christ
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Acquisition and Rights
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
European and American Art
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