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Baptism Chapel

John the Baptist-Mosaic detail Dome of the Baptismal Chapel

St John the Baptist
The Baptism of Water

Dome mosaics from 1738 to 1746
From drawings by Francesco Trevisani
The Upper Mosaics of St Peter's
The Baptism Chapel - Vestibule

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DOME:
1. Baptism of Desire
2. Baptism of Blood
3. Baptism of Water
4. Eternal Father with the dove of the Holy Spirit between
     Christ the Savior and Adam and Eve expelled from Eden

ANGELS:
5. Angel SW
6. Angel NW
7. Angel NE
8. Angel SE

SPANDRELS:
  9. Asia
10. America
11. Africa
12. Europe
LUNETTES:
13. Moses drawing water from the rock
14. Noah praying before the rainbow of the Covenant
15. St Peter baptizes the centurion Cornelius
16. Philip baptizes Queen Candace's eunuch
17. Christ baptizes St Peter
18. St Sylvester baptizes Constantine












 

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