Artist Johann Zwott, German
  • Salvator Mundi
Date late 15th century
Medium engraving in ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 3 7/8 × 2 5/8 inches (9.9 × 6.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1284
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Marked, Scripps stamp, in blue ink, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a), Scripps date of acquisition, 1890, added in ink below the stamp.
Marked, partial watermark (perhaps the letter O) visible along upper left edge of sheet.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in banner winding around central figure, in Latin at right (according to Passavant--last two latin words not listed in Passavant): Discite a me quia mitis sum et humilis corde [illegible] et
Inscribed, upper left to right: Salvator mundi...Salva nos
Inscribed, at left, in a dialect of Cologne: leret van mir want ich saenstmoi dich by und oitmoidich van hertze.
Inscribed, Scripps inventory number, in pencil, below stamp, verso: 1284
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left verso: M.1351
Inscribed, in pencil (very faint), lower left verso: [illegible] / No. 34
November 1890, Royal Berlin Museum Sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kunstblatt. 1850, p. 220 [?].

Catalogue of M. F. Weigel. 1872, p. 214 [?].