Christus Consolator (1837) by Ary Scheffer is a painting of Jesus Christ consoling all the people who suffer. The initial version of the painting was exhibited in 1837 at the Paris Salon.
Ary Scheffer was a Dutch-French Romantic painter. He was known mostly for his works based on literature, with paintings based on the works of Dante, Goethe, and Lord Byron, as well as religious subjects. In 1822, he became a drawing teacher to the children of Louis Philippe I, the Duke of Orléans. Because of his connection with them, he obtained many commissions for portraiture and other work. In 1830, he painted a portrait of King Louis-Philippe I.