Christian art

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Christian art

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Christianity has been for centuries the main subject for western artists. During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, The Roman Catholic Church and The Orthodox Church supported the production of sacred art.



Dalí The Sacrament of the Last Supper.jpg

The Sacrament of the Last Supper by Salvador Dali.


We do not seem to understand that the arts too are supposed to be under the Lordship of Christ. Francis Schaeffer. [1]


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Notre-Dame portal of the last judgement, Paris.

See also

Saint-Paul, ivoire relief; Byzantine art from the VIIth century.
Christ Pantokrator, Cathedral of Cefalù, Sicily; mosaic in Byzantine style.
Guido Reni, The Baptism of Christ, ca. 1623.

External links

Samson Accusing His Father-in-Law by Rembrandt.
The Basilica of Sant Apollinare in Ravenna, Italy.
St. Peter Chrysologus.
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