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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

And He Disappeared out of Their Sight, Henry Ossawa Tanner

And He Disappeared out of Their Sight Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1898

Christ in the House of His Parents, John Everett Millais

Christ in the House of His Parents John Everett Millais, 1849 – 1850

Crucifixion of St. Peter and Beheading of St. John the Baptist, Masaccio

Crucifixion of St. Peter and Beheading of St. John the Baptist Masaccio, 1426

Death on the Pale Horse, Benjamin West

Death on the Pale Horse Benjamin West, 1796

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job, Giulia Lama

Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar consoling Job Giulia Lama, 1730

Elohim Creating Adam, William Blake

Elohim Creating Adam William Blake, 1805

Episodes from the Lives of Saints Julian and Nicholas, Masaccio

Episodes from the Lives of Saints Julian and Nicholas Masaccio, 1426

Esther before Ahasuerus, Artemisia Gentileschi

Esther before Ahasuerus Artemisia Gentileschi, 1628 – 1635

Fiding of Moses, The Enlightenment

Fiding of Moses 1685 – 1689

Isaac's servant tying the bracelet on Rebecca's arm, Benjamin West

Isaac's servant tying the bracelet on Rebecca's arm Benjamin West, 1775

Jacob and the Angel, Gustave Moreau

Jacob and the Angel Gustave Moreau, 1878

Jacob's Dream, Giorgio Vasari

Jacob's Dream Giorgio Vasari, 1557 – 1558

Jael and Sisera, Artemisia Gentileschi

Jael and Sisera Artemisia Gentileschi, 1620

Job And His Friends, Ilya Repin

Job And His Friends Ilya Repin, 1869

John the Baptist, Caravaggio

John the Baptist Caravaggio, 1610

John the Baptist in the Wilderness, Caravaggio

John the Baptist in the Wilderness Caravaggio, 1604

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams, Giulia Lama

Joseph Interpreting the Eunuchs' Dreams Giulia Lama, 1730

Judith and the Head of Holofernes, Gustav Klimt

Judith and the Head of Holofernes Gustav Klimt, 1901

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, Elisabetta Sirani

Judith with the Head of Holofernes Elisabetta Sirani, 1660

Lamentation, Plautilla Nelli

Lamentation Plautilla Nelli, 1550

Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist Orsola Maddalena Caccia, 1625

Nativity, Luca della Robbia

Nativity Luca della Robbia, 1460

Pentecost, Plautilla Nelli

Pentecost Plautilla Nelli, 1554

Procession of the Magi, Bernardo Parentino

Procession of the Magi Bernardo Parentino, 1450

Rebecca et Eliézer, Alexandre Cabanel

Rebecca et Eliézer Alexandre Cabanel, 1883

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Raphael Sanzio

Saint Catherine of Alexandria Raphael Sanzio, 1507

Salome, Giampietrino

Salome Giampietrino, 1510

Samson and Delilah, Anthony van Dyck

Samson and Delilah Anthony van Dyck, 1628 – 1630

Samson and Delilah, Erté

Samson and Delilah Erté, 1990

Susanna and the Elders, Artemisia Gentileschi

Susanna and the Elders Artemisia Gentileschi, 1610

The "Little" Tower of Babel, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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 1517

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake, Agnolo Bronzino

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake Agnolo Bronzino, 1540 – 1545

The Adoration of the Magi, Hieronymus Bosch

The Adoration of the Magi Hieronymus Bosch, 1515

The Adoration of the Shepherds, Anton Raphael Mengs

The Adoration of the Shepherds Anton Raphael Mengs, 1764 – 1765

The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, Andrea Mantegna

The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane Andrea Mantegna, 1455 – 1456

The Childhood of Mary Virgin, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

The Childhood of Mary Virgin Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1849

The Death of Moses, Alexandre Cabanel

The Death of Moses Alexandre Cabanel, 1851

The Garden of Gethsemane, Giorgio Vasari

The Garden of Gethsemane Giorgio Vasari, 1570

The Good Samaritan, Rembrandt van Rijn

The Good Samaritan Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633

The Holy Trinity, El Greco

The Holy Trinity El Greco, 1577 – 1579

The Last Supper, Plautilla Nelli

The Last Supper Plautilla Nelli, 1550

The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew, Caravaggio

The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew Caravaggio, 1599

The Miracle of St. Mark Freeing the Slave, Tintoretto

The Miracle of St. Mark Freeing the Slave Tintoretto, 1548

The Penitent Magdalene, Giampietrino

The Penitent Magdalene Giampietrino, 1530

The Procession to Calvary, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Procession to Calvary Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1564

The Sacrifice of Isaac, Titian

The Sacrifice of Isaac Titian, 1542 – 1544

The Sacrifice of Isaac, Caravaggio

The Sacrifice of Isaac Caravaggio, 1601 – 1602

The Tower of Babel, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Tower of Babel Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1563

More Themes in Art
Trimūrti, Religion

Trimūrti

Demons, Religion

Demons

The Virgin Mary, Religion

The Virgin Mary

Why is the Madonna so popular in art?

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