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|Author: Francesco Albani|
|Painting, Oil on canvas, 268x195 cm|
|Origin: Italy, Circa 1640|
We read of the baptism of Christ in the waters of the River Jordan by John the Baptist in the Gospel According to St Matthew and St Mark . In accordance with tradition, Albani shows the moment at which the Holy Spirit descended from the sky in the form of a dove and announced with mysterious voice "This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased". Due to the loss of the upper part of the painting, we no longer see the dove today.
|Source of entry: Collection of Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton Hall, 1779|
|Theme: The Bible and Christianity|
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