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Mihrab — Prayer Niche, Medieval Persian Art

Mihrab — Prayer Niche

755 CE-1355

Have I given the message?—O Allah, be my witness.

Muhammad's Farewell Sermon

Muhammad, 632 CE
Padma Sambhava, Nicholas Roerich

Padma Sambhava

Nicholas Roerich, 1924
Phaistos Disk, Aegean Civilizations

Phaistos Disk

1850 BCE-1400 BCE
Portable Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, Medieval Art

Portable Icon with the Virgin Eleousa

Prayer, Man Ray


Man Ray, 1930
Prayer in the Mosque of Amr, Jean-Léon Gérôme

Prayer in the Mosque of Amr

Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1871
The Angelus, Jean-François Millet

The Angelus

Jean-François Millet, 1857-1859
The Morning Prayer, Ludwig Deutsch

The Morning Prayer

Ludwig Deutsch, 1906
The Praying Jew (Rabbi of Vitebsk), Marc Chagall

The Praying Jew (Rabbi of Vitebsk)

Marc Chagall, 1914
There Must Be a Heaven, Benny Andrews

There Must Be a Heaven

Benny Andrews, 1966
Votive Figurines from Eshnunna, Mesopotamia

Votive Figurines from Eshnunna

2700 BCE
Worship, Ferdinand Hodler


Ferdinand Hodler, 1893
Young Christian Girl, Paul Gauguin

Young Christian Girl

Paul Gauguin, 1894
More Themes in Art
Jesus Christ, Religion

Jesus Christ

Demons, Religion


Hell, Religion


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