The Early Church

Acts 5:12-21 tells of the Apostles healing and that they were persecuted.

St Mark Working Many Miracles TINTORETTO (1562-66)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/t/tintoret/3a/2mark.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and notes.

Acts 6:6-15; 7:51-60 tells of the martyrdom of Stephen.

St Stephen MORALES  (ca. 1520-1586)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/m/morales/stephen.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and notes.

Martyrdom of St Stephen CAVALLINO (1656)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/c/cavallio/martyrdo.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

The Stoning of St Stephen PIETRO DA CORTONA (1660)

See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/15144-the-stoning-of-st-stephen-pietro-da-cortona.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

For art of the Christian church prior to Constantine and discussion of it, see http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/early-christian-art-before-constantine.

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