Nativity of Jesus in art
The Nativity of Jesus has been a major subject of Christian art since the 4th century. The artistic depictions of the Nativity or birth of Jesus, celebrated at Christmas, are based on the narratives i...
The Song of Bernadette (film)
The Song of Bernadette is a 1943 drama film that tells the story of Bernadette Soubirous (later, Saint Bernadette), who, from February to July 1858 in Lourdes, France, reported eighteen visions of th...
Jesus (1979 film)
Jesus (alternatively called The Jesus Film) is a 1979 film that depicts the life of Jesus Christ. It primarily uses the Gospel of Luke as the basis for the story. It was co-directed by Peter Sykes, J...
Saint Luke painting the Virgin
Saint Luke painting the Virgin, (Lukas-Madonna in German or Dutch), is a devotional subject in art showing Luke the Evangelist painting the Virgin Mary with the Child Jesus. Such paintings were often ...
Pietà
The Pietà ([pjeˈta]) is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus, most often found in sculpture. As such, it is a particular form of the Lamentation of Chri...
Adoration of the Shepherds (Mantegna)
The Adoration of the Shepherds is a painting by the northern Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna, dated to c. 1450-1451.
This small painting is generally attributed to Mantegna's youth. It ...
Black Madonna
A Black Madonna or Black Virgin is a statue or painting of Mary in which she is depicted with dark skin, especially those created in Europe in the medieval period or earlier. The Black Madonnas are ge...
Our Lady of Navigators
Our Lady of Navigators also known as Our Lady of Seafarers (Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes in Portuguese) is a devotional title given to the Virgin Mary by Roman Catholics. It is a widespread devotion i...
Miracle on 34th Street (Baltimore)
In Baltimore, Maryland, Miracle on 34th Street is a display of holiday lights that takes place annually on the 700 block of 34th Street (between Chestnut Avenue and Keswick Road) in Baltimore's Hampde...
Jesus of Nazareth (miniseries)
Jesus of Nazareth (Italian: Gesù di Nazareth) is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico w...
Our Lady of Presentation
Our Lady of the Presentation is the patron saint of the Brazilian city of Natal, represented by a statue of the Virgin Mary located in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Natal.
Seven Joys of the Virgin
The Seven Joys of the Virgin (or of Mary, the Mother of Jesus) is a popular devotion to events of the life of the Virgin Mary, arising from a trope of medieval devotional literature and art.The Seven ...
Marriage of the Virgin
The Marriage of the Virgin is the subject in Christian art depicting the marriage of the Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. The marriage is not mentioned in the canonical Gospels but is covered in several...
Virgin and Child with a Cat
The Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–69) occupies a unique a position in the history of prints as he does in the history of painting. Etchings such as the The Virgin and Child with a Cat, of 1654...
Statue of Our Lady of Miracles, Jaffna patao
The Statue of Our Lady of Miracles, Jaffna patão is a wooden statue, now preserved in the church of São Pedro, in Bainguinim, Goa, India.
In 1614, Friar Francisco de S. Antonio who was the Rector ...
Nativity scene
A nativity scene or crèche (/krɛʃ/or /kreɪʃ/; also known as a manger scene, or crib, in Italian presepio or presepe) is the special exhibition, particularly during the Christmas season, of art objects...
Adoration of the Shepherds (Lorenzo di Credi)
The Adoration of the Shepherds is a painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Lorenzo di Credi, dating to about 1510. It is displayed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence.
The painting, commissio...
Annunciation in Christian art
The Annunciation has been one of the most frequent subjects of Christian art. Depictions of the Annunciation go back to early Christianity, with the Priscilla catacomb in Rome including the oldest kno...
Assumption of the Virgin Mary in art
Many significant works of art depict the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. They include:
The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. This fil...
Virgin of the Consellers
The Virgin of the Consellers is a painting by Lluís Dalmau conserved at the National Art Museum of Catalonia.
The prestige attached to Burgundian courtly culture and the painter Jan van Eyck expl...
Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence
The Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence (also known as The Adoration) is a painting believed to have been created in 1609 by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio. Recent acquisitions link the...
Deesis
In Byzantine art, and later Eastern Orthodox art generally, the Deësis or Deisis (Greek: δέησις, "prayer" or "supplication"), is a traditional iconic representation of Christ in Majesty or Christ ...
Our Lady of the Sign
The Icon of Our Lady of the Sign (Greek: Panagia or Παναγία; Old Church Slavonic: Ikona Bozhey Materi "Znamenie"; Polish: Ikona Bogurodzicy "Znak" ') is the term for a particular type of ...
Color of the Cross 2: The Resurrection
Color of the Cross 2: The Resurrection is a 2008 direct-to-video religious film directed by, and starring Jean-Claude La Marre. The film is a direct sequel to the film Color of the Cross, and centers...
Adoration in the Forest (Lippi)
Adoration in the Forest is a painting completed before 1459 by the Carmelite friar, Filippo Lippi, of the Virgin Mary and the newly born Christ Child lying on the ground, in the unusual setting of a s...
From the Manger to the Cross
From the Manger to the CrossFrom the Manger to the Cross or Jesus of Nazareth is a 1912 American motion picture that was filmed on location in Palestine. It tells the story of Jesus' life. Directed...