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Christus Consolator


Ary Scheffer



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G357
Christus Consolator, Ary Scheffer
Christus Consolator: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 25 5/8 x 34 1/2 in. (65.09 x 87.63 cm) (sight)36 1/4 x 46 in. (92.08 x 116.84 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture: Europe, Netherlands
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date LRC, in red: [Ary Scheffer. 1851.] Colormen's stencil on canvas verso: [Au spectre Solaire, 18 Quai de l'Ecole, Colomb Bourgeois]
Physical Description: Christ at top center, wearing pink and blue garment, seated on a cloud; woman in white clings to Christ's PL arm; hands of reclining man in LRC have been freed from shackles, held in Christ's PL hand; another black captive at L edge holds his shackled wri
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Given in memory of Rev. D. J. Nordling by Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel, Minnesota
Accession Number: 2008.101
Artist: Ary Scheffer, Dutch, 1795 - 1858
Role: Artist
Life Dates: Dutch, 1795 - 1858
Added to Site: March 1, 2009