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The Baptism of Christ

Jorge Afonso1510/1515

Convent of Christ

Convent of Christ
Tomar, Portugal

One of the five remaining panels from the polyptych from the Charola of the Convent of Christ.

In 1510, twelve panels painted on oak depicting the life and passion of Christ were commissioned, each 4 meters high by 2.5 meters wide. It is widely assumed the paintings were made by the Portuguese renaissance painter Jorge Afonso.

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  • Title: The Baptism of Christ
  • Creator: Jorge Afonso (?)
  • Date Created: 1510/1515
  • Location Created: Tomar, Portugal
  • Rights: DGPC/ADF Thales Leite

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