Art - God and religion
Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper (1498)
Jesus’s last supper with his 12 disciples including the traitor, Judas (fourth from the
left), who rudely has his elbows on the table!
Dan Brown’s book, The Da Vinci Code, asserts that the person to the left of Jesus is not John
(as art historians believe) but Mary Magdalene.
William Holman Hunt, The Light of the World (1854)
This shows Jesus waiting at the door of someone’s soul to open it to his teachings (particularly to love God and
The problem is that people shut their minds to him, so the door has no handle.
Matthias Grünewald, The Crucifixion (1515)
Jesus dying on the cross - St John the Baptist is on his left with (on his right) his mother,
Mary, in the arms of his disciple, John and Mary Magdalene kneeling:
Here is the agony of Jesus's face in more detail:
El Greco, Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple
Jesus's fury at God's temple being used for business...
Giotto, The Lamentation of Christ
The mourning of Jesus’s death...
Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam (1512)
The most famous part of his painting of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, showing God (right) creating