The Light of the World

William Holman Hunt

Oil on canvas over panel

St. Paul's Cathedral


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Details and related material

  • Christ's lantern
  • Study for the lantern
  • Christ's head and the typological breastplate
  • Words inscribed on frame
  • Vegetation
  • Original 1851-53 version in Keble College, Oxford
  • Photograph and text by George P. landow

    Permission of the Dean and chapter of the cathedral, which retain copyright