The Baptism of the Eunuch
|The Baptism of the Eunuch|
|Medium||Oil on panel|
|Dimensions||64 cm × 47.5 cm (25 in × 18.7 in)|
|Location||Museum 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).