WIT, Jacob de
(b. 1695, Amsterdam, d. 1754, Amsterdam)
Baptism of Christ in the Jordan1716
Chalk and pen drawing, 260 x 180 mm
Amstelkring Museum, Amsterdam
This is a study for the altarpiece executed by De Wit for the Amstelkring Church (attic church) in Amsterdam. This was the first altarpiece the artist painted for a Catholic church in Amsterdam following his apprenticeship in Antwerp.