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Detail of two angels at the Baptism of Christ mosaic panel, Chapel of Saint John the Baptist

Agostino Masucci1746/1750

Museu de São Roque

Museu de São Roque

Central mosaic panel showing the Baptism of Christ by Saint John the Baptist, and with these protagonists an open sky protraying the Father and Holy Ghost radiates a supernatural light over the whole composition. It also includes the Virgin Mary and an angel, the former expectant and the latter kneeling as if in witness to the Mystery.

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  • Title: Detail of two angels at the Baptism of Christ mosaic panel, Chapel of Saint John the Baptist
  • Creator: Agostino Masucci (painter), Mattia Moreti (mosaicist)
  • Date Created: 1746/1750
  • Medium: Vitreous mosaic
  • Production: Rome, Italy

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