Gospel Paintings

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Catholic paintings about the Gospel.

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Presentation of Christ in the Temple Illuminated Gospel (14th–15th century) by the Amhara Peoples - Public Domain Ethiopian Orthodox Painting

Details:This illuminated manuscript of the Four Gospels was created at a monastic center in northern Ethiopia. Twenty full-page paintings depict scenes from the life of Christ and four portraits of the evangelists introduce the respective Gospel texts. The New Testament was translated from Greek into Geez, the classical language...

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Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tomb (1606-1669) by Rembrandt van Rijn - Public Domain Bible Painting

Description0:00/2:331×Details:Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tomb' reveals how imaginatively Rembrandt could interpret traditional religious subject-matter. The scriptural source for this scene is the Gospel of St John (20:11-18), who describes in some detail the burial and subsequent resurrection of Christ following...

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Single Leaf from a "Biblia Pauperum": Christ Crowned with Thorns and Christ Carrying the Cross (1410) - Public Domain Bible Painting

Details:Also known as the "Poor Men's Bible," the Biblia Pauperum was a simple picture book used to explain biblical prophecies and symbolism. These volumes served as an aid for preachers to demonstrate the unity of the Bible. The iconography of these popular books juxtaposed two Old Testament scenes with...

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Christ Carrying the Cross, The Crucifixion, The Descent from the Cross, and the Entombment (1325-1350) Unknown Author - Public Domain Catholic Painting

Details:On this leaf, lively figures tell the story of Christ’s Crucifixion and of his appearances after the Resurrection. They are part of an extensive picture cycle from an early 14th-century book disassembled almost 200 years ago, its illustrated pages now scattered in libraries and private collections. The text...

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