New decade, new name—Trivium Art History is now Obelisk.   Learn more

Christian History

Dost thou see how the unjust tyranny of worldly power and the might of darkness prevail? Hear, thou knight of Christ, ride on beside the Lord Jesus; guard the truth, win the martyr's crown!

A prayer for the safety of Martin Luther

Albrecht Dürer, 1521

Adam and Eve

Gustav Klimt, 1917-1918

Calling of Saint Matthew

Caravaggio, 1600

Christ and the Storm

Giorgio de Chirico, 1914

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565

Christ Carrying His Cross

Giampietrino, 1530

Christ Carrying the Cross

Titian, 1565

Christ Crowned with Thorns

Fra Angelico, 1438-1439

Christ in the House of His Parents

John Everett Millais, 1849-1850

Conversion on the way to Damascus

Caravaggio, 1600-1601

Crucified Christ

Agnolo Bronzino, 1545

David and Goliath

Titian, 1542-1544

David with the Head of Goliath (1607)

Caravaggio, 1607

David with the Head of Goliath (1610)

Caravaggio, 1610

Deposition of Christ

Agnolo Bronzino, 1540-1545

Descent from the Cross

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633

Elohim Creating Adam

William Blake, 1805

Esther before Ahasuerus

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1628-1635

Fiding of Moses


Hortus Deliciarum — The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles

Herrad of Landsberg, 1180

Jacob and the Angel

Gustave Moreau, 1878

Jacob's Dream

Giorgio Vasari, 1557-1558

Jael and Sisera

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1620

Job And His Friends

Ilya Repin, 1869

John the Baptist

Caravaggio, 1610

John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Caravaggio, 1604

Judith and the Head of Holofernes

Gustav Klimt, 1901

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Elisabetta Sirani, 1660

Madonna and Child

Giampietrino, 1510

Moses in the Bullrushes

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1921


Luca della Robbia, 1460

Procession of the Magi

Bernardo Parentino, 1450

Prophet Habbakuk

Donatello, 1423-1426

Prophet Habbakuk - Detail

Donatello, 1423-1426

Raising of Lazarus

Caravaggio, 1609

Rebecca et Eliézer

Alexandre Cabanel, 1883

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Raphael Sanzio, 1507

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

El Greco, 1585-1590

Saint John the Evangelist

El Greco, 1605

Saints Jerome and John the Baptist

Masaccio, 1428-1429


Giampietrino, 1510

Samson and Delilah

Anthony van Dyck, 1628-1630

St Jerome

Trophime Bigot, 1630

St. Sebastian Aided by St. Irene

Trophime Bigot, 1640

Susanna and the Elders

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1610

Temptation of Saint Anthony

Hieronymus Bosch, 1510

The "Little" Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565

The penalty of sin remains as long as the hatred of self...

The 95 Theses


The Adoration of the Bronze Snake

Agnolo Bronzino, 1540-1545

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch, 1515
More Themes in Art



Reimagining natural beauty


Obelisk uses cookies to measure site usage, helping us understand our readers' interests and improve the site. By continuing to browse this site you agree to the use of cookies. Learn more