Paolo Veronese

The Baptism of Christ



Paolo Veronese - The Baptism of Christ



Paolo Veronese
The Baptism of Christ
c. 1580-85
108.5 x 89 cm
Oil on canvas
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles



Provenance

Probably Muselli collection, Verona, by 1648
probably Philippe, and Duc d'Orleans, Paris, by 1723
probably Sir Richard Sullivan
his sale, Christie's, London, 9 April 1808, nr. 7 (bought in)
George Hibbert
his sale, Christie's, London, 13 June 1829, nr. 39, bought by Charles Stirling of Cawder (died 1830)
by inheritance to his nephew, Sir William Stirling-Maxwell
by descent to Col. W.J. Stirling of Keir
his sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1963, nr. 48
with Julius H. Weitzner and Hallsborough Gallery, London
Lady Virginia Duffield, Geneva, from c. 1970
from whom purchased by the Getty Museum, 1979
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Other works by Paolo Veronese


Paolo Veronese Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda
late 1570s-early 1580s

Paolo Veronese Supper at Emmaus
Supper at Emmaus
c. 1559-60

Paolo Veronese Jupiter and a Nude
Jupiter and a Nude
1560s

Paolo Veronese Mars and Venus United by Love
Mars and Venus United by Love
mid 1570s

Paolo Veronese Venus, Cupid and Mars
Venus, Cupid and Mars
c. 1580-85