Christ on the Cross

Delacroix painted this subject several times throughout his career. One version showing Christ between the two thieves was exhibited at the Salon of 1835 (Musée Municipal des Beaux-Arts, Vanne). Another version of 1846, closely related to this painting, was shown at the Salon of 1847 and is now in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1798 - 1863
Full title
Christ on the Cross
Date made
1853
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
73.5 x 59.7 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1976
Inventory number
NG6433
Location in Gallery