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studio of Joos van Cleve

Christ as Salvator Mundi
Dulwich (London), Dulwich Picture Gallery, [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel (oak), oil paint
Single-member oak panel. The ground is a thin, buff-coloured preparation. The panel is in good condition apart from a slight warp. Raised cracks follow the vertical grain of the panel. There is slight wear in the neck and the shadow of the face and a deep (restored) vertical scratch in the orb. There are some small losses down to the ground in the right hand background. No records of previous treatment exist (Sophia Plender).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 27,5 x 21,3 cm
Current attribution
studio of Joos van Cleve
Rejected attribution
Hans Holbein (II)
in Dulwich sources 1813-1820
Leonardo da Vinci
in Dulwich catalogues 1830-1876; but Denning 1858 disagreed (see lit.)
Anoniem (Keulen)
c. 1500; in Dulwich catalogues 1880-1953
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1510 - 1600
1510 is the earliest date of the original in the Louvre (see art work no. 54817) according to Friedländer; the Louvre website (15/2/2018) gives c. 1516-1518
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2018-02-15; Last modified date: 2021-06-01

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