religious art

Saints canonized by the Catholic Church come mostly from two major categories: those who lived with or were martyred for Jesus Christ, and those in the centuries since whom performed miracles.…
An incredible artist and businessman, he fortunately lived and worked just as Gutenberg’s printing press (c. 1440) and movable type (c. 1450) began to take off. Dürer produced fine art for wealthy…
The old notion of “slaying the dragon” has had a pervasive presence in our culture for centuries, yet few know the actual origins of the popular expression. One story that certainly increased the…
Jesus of Nazareth is undoubtedly one of the most famous men who ever lived, and his likeness has been transcribed on paintings, sculptures, and every other artistic medium one can possibly think of.
Three years ago, when art dealer Christopher Bishop saw a drawing from a private collection, he knew it was something special.
Looking Back as the 700th Anniversary of His Death Approaches
The artist used traditional symbols but also created his own, referencing the Bible and Flemish folklore to create unique visual manifestations of established metaphors and puns.
So many books, movies, and web catalogs have been dedicated to his life, work, and correspondences that some interesting facts get lost in the mix. From a passion for religion to familial facts, here…