Advent

Advent Art, Day 25: Son of God, Son of Man

About the Art: Peter Paul Rubens, The Adoration of the Shepherds, c. 1609, Oil on canvas, St.-Pauluskerk, Antwerp. Peter Paul...

Advent Art, Day 24: The Hearts of Many Revealed

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 – 1669), Simeon’s Song of Praise, 1669, oil on canvas, 99 × 80...

Advent Art, Day 23: One Star Lit For Them

About the Art: Leonaert Bramer (1597 – 1674), The Adoration of the Magi, c. 1630, oil on panel, 43 x...

Advent Art, Day 22: Where the Lambs Are Kept

About the Art: Govaert Flinck (1615 -1660),
The Annunciation to the Shepherds,
1639, oil on panel, 160 x 196 cm, The Louvre,...

Advent Art, Day 21: The Birth of Jesus

About the Art: Marc Chagall, The Christ Window, stained glass, Fraumunster Church, Zurich, Installed in 1970. This image of Mary...

Advent Art, Day 20: When Joseph Woke From His Dream

About the Art: Gaetano Gandolfi, Angel Appears to Joseph in a Dream, c. 1790. Gaetano Gandolfi (1734–1802) was an Italian...

Advent Art, Day 19: The Ordinary Overshadowed

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669). The Visitation, 1640. Oil on cedar panel, 22 1/4 x 18 7/8...

Advent Art, Day 18: The Silence of the Priest

About the Art: Tintoretto, The Birth of John the Baptist, c. 1554, Oil on canvas, 181 x 266 cm, The...

Advent Art, Day 17: Herod the Great, King of the Jews

About the Art: Trompe l’oeil painting of a window with open shutters, discovered in The Herodium, The Herodium Expedition, The...

Advent Art, Day 16: I Have Loved You

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn, Belshazzar’s Feast, 1635, oil on canvas, 167.6 cm × 209.2 cm, National Gallery, London. This Rembrandt comes...

Advent Art, Day 15: The Edge of Ruin

About the Art: Sandro Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1489, tempera on panel, 150 x 156 cm, Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Click here to read...

Advent Art, Day 14: Cast Me Not Away

About the Art: Jacob Willems. de Wet The Edler, The Idolatry of Solomon, c. 1671, oil on panel, 54 x 73.5 cm....

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