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Flight to Egypt

Scarsellino- Flight to Egypt, Matthew 2:12-21

The holy family flee to Egypt having been warned by an Angel regarding Herod's determination to destroy their child.


The annunciation

Tanner- The annunciation
Luke 1:26-28

The Angel Gabriel Appears to Mary, telling her that through the Holy spirits power, she would give birth to the messiah.


Jesus found in the temple

Tissot- Jesus found in the temple, Luke 2:41-52

A painting where young Jesus is left behind inadvertently in Jerusalem, only later to be found within the temple, conversing at length with the scribes and pharisees


The holy family

Paelink- The holy family, Matthew 2:16-23

The boy is blessed and circumcised in the temple, overlooked by Simeon (the priest) and Anna (a pious widow) 

Holy family with St Anne and St John

Agnolo- Holy family with St Anne and St John
 Luke 1:26-38

St Anne is the holy woman who together with the Old priest Simeon circumcised the Lord in the temple 8 days after his birth.


The virgin and child

Botticeli- The virgin and child, Luke 1:26-38

A depiction of Mary and the Lord


The annunciation

Bloch- The annunciation, Luke 1:26-28

The angel Gabriel visits Mary and announces what is to come.



Francesco- Madonna, Luke 1:26-38

A beautiful depiction of the mother of our Lord

Madonna in prayer

Sassoferrato- Madonna in prayer, Luke 1:26-38


Jesus on the way to Emmaus

Fugel- Jesus on the way to Emmaus Luke 24:13-25

This occurs after His resurrection, where he meets two travelers, disciples, along the road to Emmaus

Christ and the two Mary's
Hunt- Christ and the two Mary's John 20:11-18

The annunciation

El- Greco- The annunciation Luke 1:26-38

The angel Gabriel appears to our Lady with the announcement that she is full of grace and has received great favour from the almighty


Presentation to the temple

Fra Angelico- Presentation to the temple Luke 2:22-42

As was traditional among the Jews, on the 8th day the child is presented to the Lord, and in the way of male children, is both circumcised and blessed


The infant Christ

Francisco- The infant Christ

A depiction of ho he must have looked as a Child. The New testament has nothing on him before the mature age of 30.


Flight of the holy family to Egypt

Junior- Flight of the holy family to Egypt Matthew 2:13-21

An angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph and told him to escape to Egypt, for Herod was intent on killing the child. They returned only after Herod was dead.


The annunciation to the Shepherds

Lopage- The annunciation to the Shepherds Luke 2:1-20

In the pastures outside Bethlehem, an angel and then a host of angels appears to Shepherds, announcing the good news. The shepherds thereafter seek the Lord out and worship Him.


The Visitation to Elizabeth

Pereda- The Visitation to Elizabeth, Luke 1:20-45

Elizabeth, an aunt of Mary is also with Child, as told to her by an angel; she hurries to go to her aunt who, despite this wonderful blessing, will require support on account of her age. It leads to the birth of the greatest prophet of Israel, John the baptizer.


Jesus and Simeon

Ribera- Jesus and Simeon Luke 2:22-38

Simeon, the priest that circumcises the Lord, holding the lad.


Annunciation to the virgin
Rosetti- Annunciation to the virgin  Luke 1:26-38

A beautiful depiction of the annunciation


Christ studying the scriptures
Tanner- Christ studying the scriptures 
Luke 1:26-38

How life must have been like in Joseph and Mary's home!


Bloch- Burial, John 10:38-42

Joseph of Arimathea boldly goes to Pilate demanding Jesus body. He would donate his own crypt, for Jesus' burial.



Bicci- Compassion, John 10:28-42

Our savior is crucified and we have compassion on him, as he has on us.


Pieta (pity)
Bonnaud- Pieta (pity), John 10:28-42

Much as the mission was humanity, how can we not empathize with the physical and psychological pain he went through- pieta...pity



Carravagio- Entombment, John 10:38-42

The entombment is made possible by the donation of the tomb by Joseph of Arimathea, a pharisee that sympathized and believed in the Lord.


On the cross
David- On the cross, Matthew 27:32-56

A depiction of our Lord on the cross


Francisco- Crucified, Matthew 27:32-56

Our Lord is crucified


The deposition
French- The deposition, John 19:38-42
A beautiful depiction of a horrible yet necessary event



Grecheto- Crucified, Matthew 27:32-56


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