Photograph of the "Baptism of Christ," a painting by Orazio Samacchini. The painting depicts Christ as standing in the center of the image and disrobing. John the Baptist stands on the right area of the image, holding on to his long, thin wooden cross while leaning down and pouring water on Christ's feet.


  • Title: The Baptism, by B. Franco (Front)
  • Creator: Robert Howlett
  • Date Created: 1858
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 28.6 × 21.4 cm (11 1/4 × 8 7/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.582.1.22
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Robert Howlett (British, 1831 - 1858)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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