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巴丽斯·博尔多内about 1550

The National Gallery, London
The National Gallery, London

The inscription is taken from Christ's words in the New Testament (John 8: 1), beginning 'I am the Light of the World'. These continue, 'he who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'



  • 標題: 基督:世界之光
  • 建立者: 巴丽斯·博尔多内
  • 建立日期: about 1550
  • 實際尺寸: w747 x h907 cm
  • School: Italian
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  • Inventory number: NG1845
  • Artist Biography: Bordone was from Treviso, but spent most of his life in Venice, where he was established by 1518. Few of his paintings are dated and as his style seems to have evolved very little, the chronology of his work is uncertain.
  • Acquisition Credit: Presented by Mrs Mary M. Wood through her brother, the Revd G. Greenwood, 1901
  • 類型: Painting
  • 外部連結: The National Gallery, London
  • 材質: Oil on canvas