Salvator Mundi

Workshop of Hans Memling Netherlandish

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 635

Christ is shown as the Savior of the World (Salvator mundi), a popular image in fifteenth-century painting. Front-facing, he holds a cross-topped globe and raises his right hand in blessing. The small, circular format made this picture appropriate for hanging above a bed.

Salvator Mundi, Workshop of Hans Memling (Netherlandish, Seligenstadt, active by 1465–died 1494 Bruges), Oil on wood

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