MURILLO, Bartolomé Esteban
(b. 1617, Sevilla, d. 1682, Sevilla)
Baptism of Christc. 1655
Oil on canvas, 233 x 160 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin
This painting belongs to a cycle of the life of St John the Baptist that Murillo painted c. 1655 for the refectory of the Augustinian monastery of S. Leandro in Seville. The canvas has been cut down on all sides.