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image of The Baptism of Christ Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altar (artist)
German, active c. 1475/1510
The Baptism of Christ, c. 1485/1500
oil on panel
painted surface: 104.3 x 169.7 cm (41 1/16 x 66 13/16 in.) support: 105.7 x 170.4 cm (41 5/8 x 67 1/16 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1961.9.78
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From the Tour: 15th and Early 16th-Century Germany
Object 5 of 8

Inscription

on banderolle: HIC EST EILIVS MEVS DILECTV IN QVO MICHI CON[P]LICVI (This is my beloved son with whom I am well pleased), from Matthew 3:17; on heart held by Saint Augustine: IHS

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