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Baptism of the Chamberlain of Queen Candace of Ethiopia

A work made of etching on paper.
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  • A work made of etching on paper.




Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich
German, 1712-1774

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The son of a court painter at Weimar, Dietrich was considered to be a prodigy in landscape painting and was appointed court painter to the various Electors of Saxony.


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Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich


Baptism of the Chamberlain of Queen Candace of Ethiopia


Germany (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1740


Etching on paper


18.2 × 27.2 cm (7 3/16 × 10 3/4 in.)

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The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

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