National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Baptism of Christ Paris Bordone (artist)
Venetian, 1500 - 1571
The Baptism of Christ, c. 1535/1540
oil on canvas
overall: 129.5 x 132 cm (51 x 51 15/16 in.) framed: 177 x 178.8 x 10.2 cm (69 11/16 x 70 3/8 x 4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.5
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From the Tour: Titian and the Late Renaissance in Venice
Object 6 of 7

1916Berenson, Bernard, and William Roberts. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: Early Italian and Spanish Schools. Philadelphia, 1916: unpaginated, repro., as The Baptism of Our Lord.
1923Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro., as The Baptism of Our Lord.
1931Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 42, repro., as The Baptism of Our Lord.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 5.
1948Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 22, repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 308, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 16.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 9, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 36, repro.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:77-78, II:pl. 50
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 219, no. 270, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 54, repro.
1998Denny, Don. "Baptism." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:107.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 83, no. 60, color repro.

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