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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.293
People
Jan Harmensz. Muller, Dutch (Amsterdam 1571 - 1628 Amsterdam)
Title
Baptism of Christ
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Primitive Mankind Enlightened through the Baptism of Christ
Former Title: St. John the Baptist baptizing Christ
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1590-1594
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/358847
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash and white opaque watercolor on prepared antique laid paper
Dimensions
36 × 28.9 cm (14 3/16 × 11 3/8 in.)
Provenance
[Richard Feigen, New York, 1972]. [Arnoldi-Livie, Munich], sold; to George Abrams, Boston, 2007, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in memory of Ernest Monrad, Harvard College Class of 1951
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.293
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Old Masters & The Modern Environment, exh. cat., Richard L. Feigen (Chicago, 1972), cat. no. 3, repr.

Exhibition History

Mirror of Holland: Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Part 1, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 11/20/2010 - 03/06/2011

The Art of Drawing in the Early Dutch Golden Age, 1590–1630: Selected Works from the Abrams Collection, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/09/2017 - 01/14/2018

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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