Jesus sleeps peacefully while his panicked disciples weather a violent storm.
Eugène Delacroix, Christ on the Sea of Galilee, 1853 or earlier, oil on canvas, 18 x 12 1/2 in. (45.7 x 54.6 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 89-16

Eugène Delacroix, Christ on the Sea of Galilee, 1853 or earlier

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.402

ArtistEugène Delacroix, French, 1798–1863
TitleChrist on the Sea of Galilee
Object Date1853 or earlier
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)18 x 21 1/2 in. (45.7 x 54.6 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through exchange of the gifts of the Friends of Art, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Parker, and the Durand-Ruel Galleries; and the bequest of John K. Havemeyer, 89-16

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