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Creator:
Edward Burne-Jones, 1833–1898, British
Title:

Salvator Mundi

Date:
1882
Medium:
Black chalk, charcoal, white chalk, pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, watercolor and graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 53 5/8 x 19 3/4 inches (136.2 x 50.2 cm) and Frame: 58 x 24 x 1 1/8 inches (147.3 x 61 x 2.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "CASTLE-HOWARD | REFORMATORY"; in graphite, upper right: "This is for the figure which would | replace the Christ as Salvator | Mundi in Centre light of | Lady Taunton Window | Castle Howard | JNB move this figure | a little to the left as | that the nimbus just | clears the line of the | cusp"; in black ink, upper right: "F.P.39<3>"; in red chalk, upper right: "5"; in graphite, lower left: "A | this line represents - A on small sketch as above -"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Robert Schoelkopf, B.A. 1951
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.1036
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | cinquefoils | cusps | drapery | man | robes | stained glass | windows
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19554
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