Anthony Van Dyck 1599 – 1641

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

oil on canvas (265 × 221 cm) — 1618-1620 Museum Sanssouci, Potsdam

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This work is linked to Acts 2:2

The moment Jesus' followers had been waiting for has finally come: the descent of the Holy Spirit upon them.

This painting is also known by its short name Pentecost.

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