The Baptism of Christ  1588

by Paolo Veronese

painting by Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) and workshop [br] In a difficult, graceful pose, Christ leans his upper body forward, his arms extended so that one reaches towards the viewer and the other touches Saint John the Baptist's side. His head is bowed and his torso is muscular and sculpturally modeled. Standing on the shore of the Jordan River, Saint John leans back ...
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