Jesus Teaching – 4

Jesus at the house of Simon, the Pharisee, and a sinful woman annoints Jesus’s feet with oil from an allabaster jar.  Luke 7: 36-50.

Christ in the House of Simon BOUTS (1415-1475)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/b/bouts/dirk_e/1/1simon.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and an excellent description and analysis.

Christ at Simon the Pharisee RUBENS (1619)

See http://www.backtoclassics.com/gallery/peterpaulrubens/christ_at_simon_the_pharisee/ for a source of the above photograph of the painting.

Mary Magdalene in the house of Simon the Pharisee BERAUD  (1891)

See http://www.bible-art.info/MaryMagdalene.htm for the source of the above photograph of the painting and for an excellent description of its social commentary.

John 3: 1-21 tells the story of Nicodemus:

Nicodemus JESUS MAFA (Contemporary)

See http://www.jesusmafa.com/anglais/imag12.htm for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

The transfiguration of Jesus is told in Matt 17:1-13, Mark 9:2-13 and Luke 8: 28-36:

The Transfiguration of Christ BELLINI (1455-60)

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bellini_Transfiguration.jpg for the source of the above photograph of the painting.  See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transfiguration_of_Christ_(Bellini) for a comparison of the above painting of Bellini to his later work, below.

Transfiguration of Christ BELLINI (1480)

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transfiguration_of_Christ_(Bellini) for a comparison of the later painting of Bellini with the earlier one on the same subject.

The Transfiguration DALI (1964-67)

See http://www.dalionline.com/biblia5-9.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

The following paintings provide, it seems to me, an interesting interpretation of Jesus as the Good Shepherd:

The Good Shepherd (5th Century mosaic)

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mausoleum_of_Galla_Placidia for the source of the above photograph of the mosaic and information, and for a description of the Mausoleum and its art.

 The Good Shepherd BONNELL (Contemporary)

See http://web.me.com/danielbonnell/Site_2/Painting_20.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

Blake paints his interpretation of Jesus’s role as prophet in the wilderness:

Prophet in the Wilderness BLAKE (1816-20)

See http://www-img.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/img/pdp/pdp13/2717.jpg for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

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