National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Baptism of Clovis Master of Saint Giles (painter)
Franco-Flemish, active c. 1500
The Baptism of Clovis, c. 1500
oil on panel
painted surface: 61.5 x 45.5 cm (24 3/16 x 17 15/16 in.) overall (panel): 63.3 x 46.7 cm (24 15/16 x 18 3/8 in.) framed: 78.1 x 62 x 5.7 cm (30 3/4 x 24 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.2.15
Not on View
From the Tour: The Netherlands and France in the 1500s
Object 1 of 8

1823[Porte, Jean-Baptiste-François]. Aix ancien et moderne, ou Description des Édifices sacrés et profanes, Établissemens, Monumens antiques, du moyen âge et modernes,... Aix-en-Provence, 1823: 147.
1841Gaszynski, C. In Mémorial d'Aix (13 June, 1841): 2.
1883Champeaux, Alfred de. "Deux vues de la Cité de Paris au XVe siècle." La Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosité no. 23 (1883): 186-187.
1907"Meister des hl. Agidius." In Thieme-Becker. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 37(1950):6-7.
1907Reinach, Salomon. Répertoire de peintures du moyen âge et de la Renaissance (1280-1580). 2 vols. Paris, 1907: 2:744, no. 2, repro.
1912Friedländer, Max J. "Der Meister des hl. Ägidius." Amtliche Berichte aus den königl. Kunstsammlungen 34 (1912/1913): 187-188.
1921Conway, Martin. The Van Eycks and their Followers. London, 1921: 190.
1931Lemoisne, Paul André. Die gotische Malerei Frankreichs vierzehntes und fünfzehntes Jahrhundert. Leipzig, 1931: 113.
1932Held, Julius S. "Zwei Ansichten von Paris beim Meister des heiligen Ägidius." Jahrbuch der königlich Preussischen Kunstsammlungen (Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen) 53 (1932): 3-4, 10-15, fig. 2.
1934Jong, Johannes Assuerus Bernardus Maria de. Architectuur bij de nederlandsche schilders vóór de hervorming. Amsterdam, 1934: 54.
1937Friedländer, Max J. "Le Maître de Saint-Gilles." Gazettte des Beaux Arts 17 (1937): 223-231, figs. 6, 10.
1938Dimier, Louis. "Les primitifs français." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 20 (1938): 234-235.
1938Sterling, Charles. La peinture française: les primitifs. Paris, 1938: 135, fig. 170.
1939Réau, Louis. La peinture française du XIVe au XVIe siècle. Paris, 1939: 14, fig. 10.
1939National Gallery, London. Supplement to the 1929 Catalogue Including Accessions to the End of 1937. London, 1939: 27.
1942Sterling, Charles. Les peintres du moyen âge. Paris, 1942: 51, 64, pl. 140.
1944Luttervelt, R. van. "Chineesche zijden stoffen en tapijten in Europa in vroeger eeuwen." Maandblad voor beeldene Kunsten 20 (1944): 45-46, fig. 1.
1945Davies, Martin. National Gallery Catalogues. Early Netherlandish School. London, 1945: 71-72 (2d ed. 1955: 82-83; 3d ed. 1968: 108-109).
1946Davies, Martin. Paintings and Drawings on the Backs of National Gallery Pictures. London, 1946: xi.
1949Hébert, Michèle. "Les monuments parisiens dans l'oeuvre du Maître de Saint Gilles." Fédération des sociétés historiques et archéolog. de Paris et de l'Ile-de-France. Mémoires 1 (1949): 213-214, 231-235, pl. 11.
1949Ring, Grete. A Century of French Painting 1400-1500. London, 1949: 33, 230, no. 240a, fig. 40.
1951Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Interpreting Masterpieces: Twenty-four Paintings from the Kress Collection." Art News 50 (1951): 112-113, repro. 107.
1951Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 186-189, no. 83, repro.
1954Tietze, Hans. Treasures of the Great National Galleries. New York, 1954: 123-124, pl. 197.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 36, color repro.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 332, repro.
1959Réau, Louis. Iconographie de l'art chrétien. 3 vols. Paris, 1955-1959: 3, part 3(1959):1146.
1960The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 4.
1961Seymour, Charles Jr. Art Treasures for America. London, 1961: 66-67, 202, 218, fig. 60.
1962Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 64, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 108, repro.
1963Châtelet, Albert, and Jacques Thuillier. French Painting from Fouquet to Poussin. Geneva, 1963: 92-93.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 87
1965Hinkle, William M. "The Iconography of the Four Panels by the Master of Saint Giles." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 28 (1965): 110, 113-124, 127, 129-130, 139-144, pls. 21g-h, 22b-c, 25A-B.
1966Laclotte, Michel, Primitifs français. Paris, 1966: 45, pl. 36.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:92-93, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 76, no. 1098, repro.
1973Montesquiou-Fezensac, Blaise de, and Danielle Gaborit-Chopin. Le Trésor de Saint-Denis. 3 vols. Paris, 1973/1977: 105, pl. 93a.
1973National Gallery, London. Illustrated General Catalogue. London, 1973: 444.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue (National Gallery of Art). Washington, 1975: 224-225, no. 1098, repro.
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 241-243, fig. 231, text fig. 53.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 140, no. 140, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 257, repro.
1986Hand, John Oliver and Martha Wolff. Early Netherlandish Painting. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1986: 169-176, color repro. 168.
1998Denny, Don. "Baptism." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 1:107.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 74-75, no. 54, color repro.
2005The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 50, fig. 1, 71 (not in the exhibition).
2011Mullally, Evelyn. Guide de Paris au Moyen Age. Paris, 2011: 110-111, color repro.

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