Leonardo da Vinci – Salvator Mundi (c1500)

Salvator Mundi is a painting by the workshop of Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, dated to c. 1500. The painting shows Jesus in Renaissance dress, making the sign of the cross with his right hand, while holding a transparent, non-refracting crystal orb in his left, signaling his role as Salvator Mundi (Latin for 'Savior of the World') and representing the 'celestial sphere' of the heavens.  Around 20 other versions of the work

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Hans Memling – Salvator Mundi (1475–99)

Salvator Mundi,1475–99 Workshop of Hans Memling Netherlandish Christ is shown as the Savior of the World (Salvator Mundi), a popular image in fifteenth-century painting. Front-faced, he holds a cross-topped globe and raises his right hand in blessing, merging the themes of the Holy Face (Christ’s features miraculously imprinted on a cloth) and Christ in Majesty. The

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