The Baptism of the Eunuch

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The Baptism of the Eunuch
Rembrandt, The Baptism of the Eunuch, 1626, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht.jpg
ArtistRembrandt
Year1626
MediumOil on panel
Dimensions64 cm × 47.5 cm (25 in × 18.7 in)
LocationMuseum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht

The Baptism of the Eunuch is a 1626 painting by the Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn, owned by the Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht since 1976. It shows Philip the Evangelist baptising an Ethiopian man, a eunuch, on the road from Jerusalem to Gaza, traditionally marking the start of the Ethiopian Church (Acts 8:26-39).

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