Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Animals > Fishes > M > Mola Mola

The Baptism of Christ, 1638-1694. Creators: Filippo Lauri, Pier Francesco Mola, Francesco Albani

The Baptism of Christ, 1638-1694. Creators: Filippo Lauri, Pier Francesco Mola, Francesco Albani


Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Heritage Images

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Heritage Images

The Baptism of Christ, 1638-1694. Creators: Filippo Lauri, Pier Francesco Mola, Francesco Albani

The Baptism of Christ, 1638-1694

Heritage Images features heritage image collections

Media ID 36323221

© Heritage Art/Heritage Images

Al Maghtas Albani Francesco Amorini Archaeological Baptism Baptism Of Christ Baptismal Cherubim Christ Antiphonetes Francesco Albani Francesco Albano Francesco Mola Francesco Mola Di Lugano John St John The Baptist St Jordan Mola Francesco Mola Pier Francesco Mola Piero Francesco Mola Pietro Francesco Pier Francesco Mola Piero Francesco Mola Pietro Francesco Mola River Jordan River Jordan Asia Saint John Saint John The Baptist Saint John The Forerunner Saint John The Precursor St John St John Baptist St John The Baptist Witness Angelic Cherubs Christ Jesus Dane Danes National Gallery Of Denmark Putti Statens Museum For Kunst


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Animals > Fishes > M > Mola Mola

> Arts > Art Movements > Baroque

> Arts > Artists > A > Francesco Albani

> Arts > Artists > L > Filippo Lauri

> Arts > Artists > M > Pier Francesco Mola

> Arts > Artists > Y > John Young

> Arts > Still life artwork > Oil paintings > Portrait paintings

> Asia > Jordan > Jordan Heritage Sites > Baptism Site ôBethany Beyond

> Europe > Denmark > Paintings

> Europe > Denmark > Posters


EDITORS COMMENTS
The Baptism of Christ," a masterpiece from the 17th century, is a captivating painting by the Italian artists Filippo Lauri, Pier Francesco Mola, and Francesco Albani. This artwork, dated between 1638 and 1694, depicts the biblical scene of Jesus Christ being baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. The painting is rich in symbolism and intricate detail. Jesus, portrayed as a mature man with a serene expression, stands in the river, surrounded by the waters. John the Baptist, identified by his long beard and camel's hair cloak, pours water over Jesus' head, symbolizing the cleansing of sins. The scene is further enlivened by the presence of cherubs and angels, who hover above, their wings outstretched in adoration. The painting's vibrant colors and intricate brushwork are characteristic of the Baroque era. The artists have expertly captured the play of light on the water's surface, creating a sense of depth and movement. The landscape in the background, with its rolling hills and rocky outcroppings, adds to the sense of place and historical authenticity. The painting was likely created for a church or religious institution, and its grand scale and intricate detail reflect the importance of the Baptism of Christ in Christian theology. Today, it is housed in the National Gallery of Denmark, a testament to the enduring legacy of these Italian masters and the rich artistic heritage of Europe. This painting invites viewers to contemplate the significance of the Baptism of Christ in the Christian faith and to appreciate the beauty and skill of the artists who brought this sacred scene to life.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival
+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed




Related Collections


Baptism Site ôBethany Beyond the Jordanö (Al-Maghtas)
Baptism Site ôBethany Beyond the Jordanö (Al-Maghtas)
Browse 11 Prints
Mola Mola
Mola Mola
Browse 193 Prints
Francesco Albani
Francesco Albani
Browse 73 Prints
Filippo Lauri
Filippo Lauri
Browse 16 Prints
Pier Francesco Mola
Pier Francesco Mola
Browse 53 Prints
John Young
John Young
Browse 4,702 Prints
Baroque
Baroque
Browse 36,622 Prints
Paintings
Paintings
Browse 3,665 Prints
Posters
Posters
Browse 10,344 Prints
Portrait paintings
Portrait paintings
Browse 35,852 Prints