This work represents average figure of Jesus Christ seen from the front and giving a blessing with his right hand, while the left rests in a crystal globe. The head slightly turned to the right, it is framed by a diamond halo. El Salvador takes only a red robe, no mantle, although the folding drawn over the left shoulder.
This work is part of a ministry that comes from the Church of Almadrones, Guadalajara, which is repeated with little variation model of the apostolates of the Cathedral of Toledo and Casa-Museo del Greco in the same city. Four paintings from the series are in the Prado: El Salvador, Santiago, Thomas and San Pablo.