National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Baptism of Christ Nicolas Poussin (artist)
French, 1594 - 1665
The Baptism of Christ, 1641/1642
oil on canvas
overall: 95.5 x 121 cm (37 5/8 x 47 5/8 in.) framed: 123.8 x 149.9 x 14 cm (48 3/4 x 59 x 5 1/2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1946.7.14
On View
From the Tour: Seventeenth-Century French Painting
Object 7 of 8

Exhibition History

1938
17th Century Art in Europe, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1938, no. 318, repro.
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 786.
1981
Poussin: Sacraments and Bacchanals. Paintings and Drawings on Sacred and Profane Themes by Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1981, no. 37.
1994
Nicolas Poussin, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1994-1995, no. 69 (Paris) and no. 44 (London), repro.
2000
L'Idea del Bello. Viaggio per Roma nel Seicento con Giovan Pietro Bellori, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 2000, no. 37, repro.

Full Screen Image
Artist Information
Bibliography
Location
Narratives
Provenance

«back to gallery»continue tour