The Saviour Blessing, Half Length
7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (19 x 14.6 cm)
Israhel van Meckenem
(ca. 1450 - 1503)
Medium and Support:
Hand colored engraving with restorations in black ink on laid paper
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr.
Location: Not currently on view
References: Adam von Bartsch, "Le peintre-graveur," Paris, 1801-21: 144; Max Lehrs, "Geschichte und Kritischer Katalog des Deutschen, Niederländischen und Französichen Kupferstichs im XV. Jahrhundert," in 9 volumes, Vienna, 1908-34, reprinted, New York, 1973: 161; F. W. Hollstein, "German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts ca. 1400-1700," Amsterdam, 1954--: 161 (i/ii)
Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr., Geneseo, New York; their gift to the Gallery in 1975
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One of the titles of Christ, in English, 'Saviour of hte world', applied to his devotional image, found more especially in northern Renaissance art, in which he is represented holding an orb surmounted by a cross, and making the sign of the benediction. (Iconclass 11D324)
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Scope: Entry and reproduction.
Candace J. Adelson, ed.
For the Enjoyment of Art: Gifts of Dr. and Mrs. James Lockhart, Jr..
Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 1995.
Nancy E. Green.
For the Enjoyment of Art: The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Lockhart, Jr. at the Memorial Art Gallery.
Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 1996.
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