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John the Baptist in the Wilderness
Geertgen tot Sint Jans 004.jpg
Artist Geertgen tot Sint Jans  Edit this on Wikidata
Year1490 (Julian)
Mediumoakwood, oil paint
Movement Early Netherlandish painting  Edit this on Wikidata
Dimensions42 cm (17 in) × 28 cm (11 in)
Location Gemäldegalerie
Accession No.1631  Edit this on Wikidata
Identifiers RKDimages ID: 119703
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur ID: 02556027

John the Baptist in the Wilderness is a painting by Geertgen tot Sint Jans. [1]


It is in the collection of the Gemäldegalerie.

It was a mediation aid for pilgrims. [2]


John the Baptist is the focal point in the painting, with a lamb supporter, in a Garden of Eden setting. [3]


  1. ^ "Geertgen tot Sint Jans: John the Baptist in the Wilderness". Retrieved 2022-10-04.
  2. ^ Decker, JohnR (2017-07-05). The Technology of Salvation and the Art of Geertgen tot Sint Jans. Routledge. ISBN  978-1-351-54007-0.
  3. ^ Bouckaert, Luk; Opdebeeck, Hendrik; Zsolnai, László (2008). Frugality: Rebalancing Material and Spiritual Values in Economic Life. Peter Lang. ISBN  978-3-03911-131-2.