Altarpiece of the Baptism of Christ

Gerard David


Physical Description

Medium: Oil on canvas

Production Description

Production Date: 1505


Current Location: Stedelijk Museum Brugge, Memlingmuseum, Stad Brugge

Scholarly Commentary


This work was attributed to Memling when DGR saw it in 1849. It is the source for his sonnet A Virgin and Child, by Hans Memmeling; in the Academy of Bruges .

Altarpiece of the Baptism of Christ
Copyright: © Photo: H. Maertens, Bruges, Tel. +32 50 386817. Image courtesy of Stad Brugge, Stedelijke Musea, Dyver 12, 8000 Brugge
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