Prayer

Some Favorite Sacred Art

The habit of praying with visual imagery will develop our instinct for what is beautiful
2019-02-18-The Little Oratory (20)


Inspire all teachers and artists to prepare mankind for your kingdom.
Liturgy of the Hours, Vol. II, pg. 174

The Eucharist

The Eucharist (1660), Artist unknown (Spanish), Oil on canvas, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden. Cited in A is for Angel.

Disputation of the Holy Sacrament

Disputation of the Holy Sacrament (1510), Raphael (Italian), Fresco, Apostolic Palace, Vatican.

Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament

The Annunciation

The Annunciation (1898), Henry Ossawa Tanner (American), Oil on canvas, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.

Maria, Mater Ecclesiae

Maria, Mater Ecclesiae (Mary, Mother of the Church), see Our Lady of Victory Church in Columbus, OH, and the Vatican, cf Witness to Hope 431.

The Virgin with Angels

The Virgin with Angels (1881), William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French), Oil on canvas, Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, California. Cited in A is for Angel.

The Virgin of the Lilies

The Virgin of the Lilies (1899), William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French), Oil on canvas, Private owner.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe (2021), Daniel Mitsui, Color ink on goatskin parchment.

The Childhood of Christ

The Childhood of Christ (1620), Gerrit van Honthorst (Dutch), Oil on canvas, The State Hermitage Museum. (from this article)

The Nativity

The Nativity (1891), Gari Melchers (American), Oil on canvas, Gari Melchers Home and Studio.

The Calling of St. Matthew

The Calling of St. Matthew (1599-1600), Caravaggio (Italian), Oil on canvas, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome.

St. Jerome Writing

St. Jerome Writing (1605-6), Caravaggio (Italian), Oil on canvas, Galleria Borghese, Rome.

The Angelus

The Angelus (1857-9), Jean-François Millet (French), Oil on canvas, Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

The Blessing of the Wheat in Artois

The Blessing of the Wheat in Artois (1857), Jules Breton (French), Oil on canvas.

Interior of the Cathedral of Amiens

Interior of the Cathedral of Amiens (1842), Jules Victor Génisson (Belgian), Oil on canvas, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. Cited in A is for Angel.

Madonna and Child Twitter Thread (search: Mary Twitter Thread)

Joan of Arc with Battle Standard

Joan of Arc with Battle Standard (2019), Saegan Swanson (American), Oil on canvas, private collection.

Advent

Advent (2017), Amber Knorr (American), Oil on canvas, private collection.

Home

Home, Kate Capato (American), Oil on linen, private collection.

2022-03-19-The Silent Knight

Favorite Artists


Created: 2021-07-29-Thu
Updated: 2022-08-24-Wed